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What to do for sciatica

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What to do for sciatica

Posted Sat, 25 Nov 2017 in Lump
 
 
Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Guidelines provided thoroughly for sciatica .

Detailed Answer:
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* Primary management of sciatica include pain management

- Depending upon the severity level of pain type of NSAID medication is decided
by the doctor .
- Local application of analgesic spray or ointment after heating pad
application gives better results .
- Expert Physiotherapist support in form of ultrasonic therapy and other
assisted exercises give excellent results .
- Postural modifications including avoidance of sudden banding , jerky
movements are best avoided .
- Weight lifting is to be taken utmost care .

* Secondary management involve the causative factor management as

- Evaluating for x-ray Lumbo sacral spine with or without MRI to look out for
the compression level and extent ; guide further accordingly .
- Control of weight and other vital parameters .

Hope this will help you .

Welcome for any further assistance .
Regards dear take care .
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