Are There Natural Treatments for Sciatic Nerve Pain?

Q:
Are there natural treatments for sciatic nerve pain?

A:
The sciatic nerve pain can vary from a mild ache or numb feeling to a sharp, burning and very painful sensation that occurs off and on through one side of your body.

Most people try to relieve the pain by staying in bed and taking ibuprofen or other over the counter painkillers.

Following are 8 natural ways to help cure the inflammation and fight the pain:

  • Acupuncture
  • Chiropractor
  • Ice packs
  • Alternate temperatures
  • Mild (Yoga) stretches
  • Massage
  • Tennis ball therapy
  • Epsom salt bath

Although not backed up by scientific studies, most of these complementary and alternative remedies are reported significant improvements for sciatic pain.

If the pain and symptoms persist, please visit a doctor without hesitation.

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