Get Rid of Sciatica Naturally

Sciatica is a pain in the lower back and thighs originating in the sciatic nerve. It is incredibly painful, making it difficult to sit or stand without pain. It can be caused by lumbar spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease, pregnancy and a number of other issues.

 

How do I know if I have sciatica?

  • Pain in the rear or thigh that worsens when sitting
  • Burning and tingling down the leg
  • Weakness, numbness, or difficulty when moving the leg or foot
  • Constant pain on one side of the bottom
  • Shooting pain that makes standing difficult

 

How do I prevent sciatica?

  • Exercise and stretch regularly
  • Maintain proper posture when you sit
  • Keep your body shifting if you’re expecting to be in one position for long periods of time.

 

How can I treat sciatica?

  • Hot and cold packs can help to reduce swelling and relax the muscles.
  • Stretch before you do anything and hold the stretches for 30 seconds.
  • Take vitamin B-12 it helps alleviate nerve pain.
  • Glucosamin, MSM, and chondroitin all help to protect muscles and joints.
  • Grape seed extract and rosemary are great anti-inflammatories.
  • Drink lots of water.
  • Avoid constipation.
  • Get a massage to help loosen the muscles and nerves.
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