Sciatica Treatment Five Dock
Five Dock Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Centre proudly offer quality sciatica treatment to residents in Five Dock and surrounds including Drummoyne, Concord, Burwood, Croydon, Homebush, Abbotsford, Ashfield, Haberfield, Leichhardt, Summer Hill, Enfield, Strathfield, Cabarita, Rodd Point, Lilyfield, Chiswick & Lewisham.
Sciatica is characterised by pain that starts in the lower back or buttock and travels into one or both legs. Sciatic nerve pain often varies in its’ intensity and frequency, however usually there will be a component of sharp, jabbing or “electric shock” pains that radiate into the legs. Sciatic pain is also commonly associated with burning, numbness and tingling sensations. Muscle weakness is another frequent symptom of sciatica that requires careful monitoring.
Typically, sciatica is made worse by bending, lifting, sneezing and coughing. Sciatica is a common problem for manual workers, sedentary office workers and is particularly prevalent during pregnancy.