The Sciatic Nerves are the largest in the body running down the back of each leg. The pain caused by irritation of these sciatic nerves can for some be almost unbearable with little or no relief.
But few people connect the problem to the spine where the sciatic nerve roots exit from the spinal cord. When these nerve roots are irritated or pinched it can cause an extremely painful flare-up of one or both of the nerves down the legs, causing extreme pain.
What seems like an insurmountable problem can respond dramatically to the restoration of normal spinal function, taking the pressure off those major nerve roots.
Like other health problems the cause must be found and corrected.
To help find the cause of your pain we offer the following:
- Full Consulatation with a Doctor of Chiropractic
- Through Examination with Neurological, Orthopeadic & Blood Pressure Tests
- Spinal Scans
- Digital Foot Scans
- Postural Analysis
- X-Rays (if necessary)
- A Detailed Verbal Report of our Findings and a thorough explanation of the X-Rays
After this, you should know more about your body and the problems you are experiencing.
Whether you go ahead with treatment as always is entirely your decision. If the care you require is outside of our scope, we will recommend you to the relevant healthcare professional.
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