Acupuncture For Sciatica In Orlando
Sciatica pain is sometimes referred to as a chronic pain that affects only one side of the body. Sciatica pain begins from the nerve roots in the spinal cord in the low back and extends through the buttock area. Sciatica pain could cause inflammation, pain and some numbness in the affected area. Dr. Alexander Hou provides acupuncture for Sciatica In Orlando, Florida.
The word “Sciatica” came from the pain caused by irritation of the sciatic nerve. Many people understand Sciatica as a Back Pain. But the truth is the Sciatic pain most commonly affects Legs, Buttocks, and Foot. However, Sciatic pain can also affect low back depending on the causes of Sciatica. Why does sciatica occur? Sciatic pain occurs because of the slipped disk.
Symptoms of Sciatica:
- Pain in the buttocks or leg.
- Burning, tingling, or searing pain down the leg
- Weakness in moving the leg or foot
- Constant pain on buttocks
- Shooting, sharp pain that makes difficult to stand
Common causes of sciatic pain
- Degenerative disc disease
- Lumbar spinal stenosis
- Herniated lumbar disc
- Slipped disc
- Bulging disc
- Pinched Nerve
Acupuncture Treatment For Sciatica
Acupuncture treatment for Sciatica initiates by carefully examining the location of the pain, history of the patient, the nature of the pain and finding the acupoints for the acupuncture treatment. After finding the Acupoints, acupuncture treatment starts.
Acupuncture treatment works by stimulating the flow of qi or energy and blood throughout the area in order to relieve pain, reduce inflammation and promote the body’s own healing ability.
We at best acupuncture Orlando, also integrate acupuncture treatment with associated techniques such as electro-acupuncture, laser acupuncture, and cupping, in order to get the best results.
Acupuncture Treatment For Sciatic Pain at Best Acupuncture Orlando
If you tried Steroid Injections, Surgery & Therapy to treat Sciatic Pain and it didn’t work well for you then you should try acupuncture treatment. Acupuncture treatment is a safe and cost-effective way to treat chronic pain and pain management. At best acupuncture Orlando, we have the highest success rate of treating sciatic pain because acupuncture responded well to our patients. Acupuncture treatment considered as a safe. natural and effective treatment for pain management. Acupuncture treatment doesn’t have any side-effect so you can try acupuncture without hesitation. There are so many evidence that support acupuncture treating Sciatica pain and other nerve pain.
Our approach to treating sciatic pain is by locating needles inside the painful area. First of all, we target the lower back area to increase the blood flow and then we target the sciatic nerve for muscle relaxation.
Acupuncture for Sciatic & Leg Pain
- Pain running down the back, side and front of the leg
- Pain worse for sitting
- Burning or tingling sensations
- Constant hip and gluteal pain
- Weakness, numbness or pins and needles
Research on the effectiveness of acupuncture for sciatica
This research included 122 case studies to determine the effectiveness of acupuncture treatment for sciatic pain. The research found significant improvement using acupuncture treatment compared with other conventional care. For more information: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24412033
The Benefits of Acupuncture
Many medical treatments just treat your symptoms. Acupuncture treats the root cause of your complaint. This not only improves your complaint but also helps with other symptoms – you may find that you are sleeping better, niggling back pain has gone and you have a general sense of wellbeing.