What is Sciatica? How can it be treated?

By: Triune Physiotherapy, Jun 10, 2020
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Sciatica Explained

Sciatica usually affects unilaterally, sciatic pain is a very severe pain which can even impair your mobility clients usually describe the pain as burning, sharp & stabbing.

The causes for sciatica are

  • Poor Posture
  • Disc herniation
  • Muscle tightness
  • Core muscle weakness
  • Overweight.
  • Previous injury to the nerve or surrounding structures
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Workplace injuries due to repeated activities and sustained postures

At Triune Physiotherapy, our multidisciplinary team consisting of expert Physiotherapists, Chiropractors & Massage therapists will do a thorough assessment to find the cause of sciatic pain. Depending on that they will determine which way of treatment is best for you, from the various treatment techniques like active release, cupping, acupuncture, deep and soft tissue releases, stretching, posture correction, strengthening exercises, and modalities like IFC, Ultrasound, heat and cold therapy, Laser for the fast recovery . There will be a structured home exercise program for you to follow up until you get back to your full being. Pain related stress is taken care by our counselors.

Physiotherapists in Hamilton, ON

Triune Physiotherapy offers Massage Therapy, Chiropractor, Physiotherapy, Counselling in Hamilton, ON,  Dundas, Ancaster and surrounding areas. We are a multidisciplinary team of professionals, with many years of experience in different fields of health care. Our experts are here for you every single day! 

Massage Therapy, Chiropractor, Physiotherapy, and Counselling

If you are suffering from joint pain, sprains & strains, sports injuries, sciatic or require pre or post-surgical care, visit Triune Physiotherapy for the convenience of having Physiotherapy, Massage therapy, Chiropractic, Counselling and Naturopathic services available at one location under one roof.

We also offer Kinesio Taping, Pelvic Health Physiotherapy, Acupuncture Therapy, Concussion Management, Cupping, Vestibular Rehab, WSIB Workplace injury treatment, Motor vehicle accidents treatment, Lymphatic drainage, and Myofascial release.