What is Sciatica?
Sciatica Treatment in Iselin, NJ: The sciatic nerve is a large nerve that runs from the lower back down the back of each leg. When something injuries or puts pressure on this nerve, it can cause pain in the lower back that spreads to the hip buttocks and leg.
Common Causes of Sciatica
The most common cause of sciatica is a herniated disc. Herniated discs occur when the soft center of the spinal disc pushes through a crack in the exterior casing. Other causes of sciatica are degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis and joint dysfunction.
Treatment of Sciatica
Thomas Cawley, DC will recommend various treatment therapies to overcome your sciatica pain. In addition to corrective exercises and stretching, Dr. Cawley may recommend one or more of the following treatments:
Decompression Therapy: 3D ActiveTrac
The 3D ActiveTrac combines traction, decompression and 3D movement all in one machine to provide effective back and neck pain relief.