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Sciatica Treatment

Sciatica Treatment in West Haven, CT

Back pain is the most common type of pain people experience. Often, it is an aching back that will send people looking for a chiropractor in West Haven, CT to figure out why they are experiencing pain and seek treatment.

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At Rubino Chiropractic Center of West Haven, there are a number of treatment methods we frequently use with patients. These include

  • Manual Chiropractic Adjustments
  • Instrument Assisted Adjustments
  • Corrective Exercises
  • Lifestyle Adjustments

Many back problems happen due to slipped or herniated discs across the spine, poor posture, improper lifting, general back strain, excess weight, or aging. Others are caused by an ongoing medical condition such as arthritis or fibromyalgia. One problem that stands out is sciatica pain, because pain doesn't just stop in the back.

What is Sciatica?

If you have a pain starting in your back and radiating down your leg, there is a good chance what you are experiencing is sciatica pain. Sciatica is another name for pain in the sciatic nerve. Sciatic pain is caused by misaligned vertebra in the spine. Starting from the back and extending down all the way to the feet, pain is due to the sciatic nerve being pinched. Frequently, this is because of herniated discs.

How Can I Treat Sciatica?

There are various options for sciatica treatments in West Haven and it is important to look at your specific needs in order to determine which is best for you. Some common options our chiropractor may suggest is a number of supportive devices, and among the most useful are back braces.

Back Braces for Sciatica

There are many kinds of back braces for sciatica, which can offer varying levels of support. One way to test whether a back brace might help with your specific pain is to pull a towel or sheet tightly around your lower back to see if it helps with the pain. If it does, our chiropractor will be glad to recommend a brace that will give you support as you work to strengthen your back and limit any further injury.

Other methods recommended for prevention of recurring back pain include posture supports, using an exercise ball, some yoga poses and more. How much one person can handle varies from one person to the next, so it is important to be fully evaluated by our chiropractor in order to be sure you are healing at a pace right for you.

Make an Appointment for Sciatica Treatment with Our Local West Haven Chiropractor

If you are experiencing back pain, including sciatica pain an assessment and treatment from Rubino Chiropractic Center in West Haven may be the first step to feeling better by decreasing your pain and increasing your strength and mobility. Contact us at 203-933-9404 to schedule an appointment.