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Category Archives: Sciatica

Sciatica | Jan 5, 2018

Sciatica Prevention and How To Tell If You Have It

Many people experience pain that seems to shoot through their lower back at some point. Such pain may travel down the back of the legs and into both feet. And, although this pain may disappear, what happens if it comes back stronger or more intense than before? Pain that doesn’t seem to have an immediate […]

Sciatica | May 15, 2019

Treating Sciatica

When a person has a sciatic nerve condition, the sciatic nerve is being compressed as a result of another condition. Pain is often felt in the lower back but can radiate down through the buttocks into the legs and feet. With the support of a knowledgeable and experienced orthopedic doctor, preventing sciatica is possible.

What Are Your Options For Treating Sciatica? | AICA Orthopedics

Sciatica | Jul 10, 2019

What Are Your Options For Treating Sciatica?

When seeking medical attention for what one thinks is sciatica pain, our Atlanta orthopedic doctors begin by evaluating your muscle strength and reflexes. Some physicians test those areas by having you walk on your toes, or have you stand up from a squatting position as well as lifting your legs one at a time while […]

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Back Pain, Sciatica | Oct 3, 2019

How Do I Know if I Have Sciatica?

Do you have sciatica? This type of back pain is different from other issues that can cause your back to ache. It begins in the lower back, but it doesn’t remain in the area. Instead, the pain continues down one of your legs, and it can go all the way down into the foot.   […]

Delayed Back Pain After a Car Accident

Accidents, After An Accident, Back Pain, Sciatica | Jul 20, 2020

Delayed Back Pain After a Car Accident

If you or someone you know has ever been in a serious car accident then you know pain and discomfort can immediately follow the force of impact. Many injuries and symptoms appear right away, like pain with cuts, the pressure and impact of the steering wheel, and your neck and back might even hurt from […]

Special Tests for Sciatica

Imaging, Sciatica | Jul 21, 2020

Special Tests for Sciatica

Have you ever experienced lower back pain that led to one side of your body tingling or feeling numb? If so, you may have experienced a type of pain known as sciatica. Sciatica refers to pain that occurs when the sciatic nerve is pinched, which leads to pain radiating out from the lower back and […]

What to Do About a Pinched Nerve in Buttocks

Neurology, Sciatica | Sep 1, 2020

What to Do About a Pinched Nerve in Buttocks

No matter where it is, a pinched nerve is a painful experience. One particularly difficult area to have a pinched nerve is in the buttocks- while the pain may be specific to this area, it can also often shoot down your legs, hips, or groin. This can make sitting, driving, and even sleeping difficult until […]

What Causes Sciatica to Flare Up

Sciatica | Sep 23, 2020

What Causes Sciatica to Flare Up?

Most people have experienced back pain at some point and are familiar with the throbbing or piercing discomfort, but if you have experienced sciatica, you are used to the shooting pains associated with the condition. Sciatica begins with a lower back pain and radiates through the buttocks, down the back of your legs. When this […]

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