Sciatica  Physiotherapy

Our physiotherapists are experienced in providing a complete range of physiotherapy services.

Fill up the form to know more about our physiotherapy services for Sciatica.

  • Therapy for general injuries
  • Therapy for sports injuries
  • Speedy recovery after surgery

Sciatica Physiotherapy

Our physiotherapists are experienced in providing a complete range of physiotherapy services.

Fill up the form to know more about our physiotherapy services for Sciatica.
 
  • Therapy for general injuries
  • Therapy for sports injuries
  • Speedy recovery after surgery

physiotherapy services for Sciatica

What is Sciatica?

 

Sciatica is described as the pain felt along the sciatic nerve, which runs from the lower spine down to the leg and through the buttock. The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the human body originating from the lumbar or the lower back region from the L4, L5, and S1 vertebrae.

 

Usually misdiagnosed, Sciatica is slow or non-responsive to therapy. Leg pain may have multiple reasons. It i sometimes may be due to leg injury or it might be a pain emanating from the lower spine and being carried forward in the leg. It is therefore very important to have the right diagnosis to understand the right cause of leg pain and to treat it. The sciatic nerve which travels within one’s leg from the spine, called sciatic nerve, may cause

Causes  

 

An accident that disturbs or causes pinching of the sciatic nerve can also result in leg pain and it usually impacts those between the 30 to 50 age groups. It might occur as a result of the effects of overall wear and tear, and any abrupt pressure on the discs that cushion the vertebrae of the lower (lumbar) spine.

 

While there are many causes of sciatica, the most frequent are:

 

  • lumbar bulging disc
  • Spine degeneration
  • Facet joint injuries
  • piriformis syndrome
  • spinal stenosis
  • spondylolisthesis
  • sacroiliac dysfunction

 

30 to 50 years old are the most likely to get impacted by sciatica. It might occur as a result of effects of overall backbone wear and tear (spondylosis) or even a traumatic injury that exerts pressure on the spinal disks e.g. lifting, scratching or bending.

 

Which exactly are the Symptoms of Sciatica?

 

Sciatica causes pain that spreads throughout the buttock, calf, leg and, sometimes, the foot and starts in the lower back. The pain may vary between sharp pains and burning sensations or aching.

 

Sciatica can result in numbness in the skin, tingling of nerves or muscle weakness. It is essential to obtain medical care in these types of scenarios as long-term nerve-wracking may permanently damage the nerve and its particular purpose. In such circumstances, the symptoms may become permanent.

 

A patient may experience at least one or a few of the following symptoms due to Sciatica

 

  • Pain in the leg or the back that is worse when sitting
  • Burning or tingling in the leg
  • Weakness, numbness or difficulty
  • Constant pain on one side
  • A shooting pain which makes it tough to stand up.

As sciatica is due to the strain on the sciatic nerve, it makes sense that therapy involves removing this strain as any long term untreated pain experienced as a result may also end up damaging the nerve if not treated timely.  Physical therapy for sciatica intends to accomplish this by decreasing nerve pressure due to badly moving spinal joints in addition to relieving muscle strain from the lower spine, buttock, and leg.

 

This is achieved with a combination of the following methods:

 

  • Spinal mobilizations
  • Stretching joints muscles, ligaments, and tendons
  • Massage therapy and trigger point treatment
  • Ultrasound and stimulation apparatus usage to reduce irritation and stress of the nerve
  • Along with this, the patient will be provided a string of stretching exercises to be done at home and requested to apply heat and ice to assist aid healing.

 

If you are suffering from sciatica now, please do not delay – you can attain the best outcomes when you take physical therapy for sciatica. Simply contact us to start treatment now!

 

Physical Therapy for Sciatica

 

Physiotherapy for sciatica comprises of exercises that are a mixture of strengthening, stretching, and aerobic conditioning that are fundamental elements of just about any sciatica treatment program.

 

When patients take part in a regular schedule of mild exercises, they could recover faster from sciatica pain and, are not as likely to have future episodes of pain.

 

  • General Exercises for Sciatica –Sciatica exercises concentrate on three areas: strengthening, stretching, and aerobic conditioning.

 

  • Strengthening exercises – Exercises that will help strengthen the muscles along with the spinal column, ligaments, and tendons. Most of the back exercises concentrate not just on the lower spine, but also on the abdominal (stomach) muscles and gluteus (buttock) and hip muscles). Strong core muscles may offer pain relief since they support the spine, keeping it in alignment and relieving moves that stretch or twist the backbone thereby reducing the prospects of injury or harm.

 

  • Stretching exercises – Stretching is suggested to alleviate pain. Stretches for sciatica are specially designed to target cells causing discomfort when they are rigid and tight. Hamstring stretching is a significant part of a sciatica exercise regime. Most individuals don’t stretch those muscles, which stretch from the pelvis to the knee at the back of the thigh, in their everyday pursuits.

 

  • Another stretch that is frequently valuable in relieving sciatica is the Bird Dog movement – After getting on their hands and knees, people stretch one arm and the opposite leg. The leg and arm extensions are alternated. A more advanced version of the exercise is your Plank Bird Dog move, where the extensions are finished when the individual is at the plank position in their palms and feet.

 

  • Aerobic conditioning exercise – Some type of coronary artery exercise, like swimming, walking, or swimming treatment is generally a part of recovery, as aerobic action encourages the flow of fluids and nourishment to help make a greater recovery environment. Aerobic conditioning also has the exceptional advantage of releasing endorphins, the body’s natural pain killers, which will help decrease sciatic pain.

 

What Does a Physical Therapist Do for sciatica physiotherapy treatment?

 

Physiotherapy for sciatica could consist of McKenzie-based mechanical analysis and treatment, muscle energy methods, mobilizations, spinal stabilization, and core strengthening exercises, nerve slides/glides, or grip method. People will respond better as the method of treatment will be customized suitably for everyone. Some individuals with sciatica feel better with exercises of a backward bending posture, whereas others may feel better bending forwards. Sometimes working out at a neutral spine posture is essential.

 

Occasionally we have patients that respond best to shifting the hips sideways. The ideal sciatica physiotherapy treatment for somebody varies significantly from person to person and is dependent on the numerous reasons’ sciatica could be present. Each patient is unique and the reason for the pain is varying and hence everyone’s needs should be addressed separately by physiotherapy for sciatica pain.

Our physiotherapists are trained and have the skill set that is necessary to manage or to cure Sciatica pain, even if it is severe or chronic. Once there is a thorough consultation and patient assessment, they will prescribe physiotherapy for sciatica relief program which will be customized basis patient complaint and condition. With physiotherapy and timely intervention, pain from Sciatica can be managed successfully.



What is Sciatica?

 

Sciatica is described as the pain felt along the sciatic nerve, which runs from the lower spine down to the leg and through the buttock. The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the human body originating from the lumbar or the lower back region from the L4, L5, and S1 vertebrae.

 

Usually misdiagnosed, Sciatica is slow or non-responsive to therapy. Leg pain may have multiple reasons. It i sometimes may be due to leg injury or it might be a pain emanating from the lower spine and being carried forward in the leg. It is therefore very important to have the right diagnosis to understand the right cause of leg pain and to treat it. The sciatic nerve which travels within one’s leg from the spine, called sciatic nerve, may cause

Causes  

 

An accident that disturbs or causes pinching of the sciatic nerve can also result in leg pain and it usually impacts those between the 30 to 50 age groups. It might occur as a result of the effects of overall wear and tear, and any abrupt pressure on the discs that cushion the vertebrae of the lower (lumbar) spine.

 

While there are many causes of sciatica, the most frequent are:

 

  • lumbar bulging disc
  • Spine degeneration
  • Facet joint injuries
  • piriformis syndrome
  • spinal stenosis
  • spondylolisthesis
  • sacroiliac dysfunction

 

30 to 50 years old are the most likely to get impacted by sciatica. It might occur as a result of effects of overall backbone wear and tear (spondylosis) or even a traumatic injury that exerts pressure on the spinal disks e.g. lifting, scratching or bending.

 

Which exactly are the Symptoms of Sciatica?

 

Sciatica causes pain that spreads throughout the buttock, calf, leg and, sometimes, the foot and starts in the lower back. The pain may vary between sharp pains and burning sensations or aching.

 

Sciatica can result in numbness in the skin, tingling of nerves or muscle weakness. It is essential to obtain medical care in these types of scenarios as long-term nerve-wracking may permanently damage the nerve and its particular purpose. In such circumstances, the symptoms may become permanent.

 

A patient may experience at least one or a few of the following symptoms due to Sciatica

 

  • Pain in the leg or the back that is worse when sitting
  • Burning or tingling in the leg
  • Weakness, numbness or difficulty
  • Constant pain on one side
  • A shooting pain which makes it tough to stand up.

As sciatica is due to the strain on the sciatic nerve, it makes sense that therapy involves removing this strain as any long term untreated pain experienced as a result may also end up damaging the nerve if not treated timely.  Physical therapy for sciatica intends to accomplish this by decreasing nerve pressure due to badly moving spinal joints in addition to relieving muscle strain from the lower spine, buttock, and leg.

 

This is achieved with a combination of the following methods:

 

  • Spinal mobilizations
  • Stretching joints muscles, ligaments, and tendons
  • Massage therapy and trigger point treatment
  • Ultrasound and stimulation apparatus usage to reduce irritation and stress of the nerve
  • Along with this, the patient will be provided a string of stretching exercises to be done at home and requested to apply heat and ice to assist aid healing.

 

If you are suffering from sciatica now, please do not delay – you can attain the best outcomes when you take physical therapy for sciatica. Simply contact us to start treatment now!

 

Physical Therapy for Sciatica

 

Physiotherapy for sciatica comprises of exercises that are a mixture of strengthening, stretching, and aerobic conditioning that are fundamental elements of just about any sciatica treatment program.

 

When patients take part in a regular schedule of mild exercises, they could recover faster from sciatica pain and, are not as likely to have future episodes of pain.

 

  • General Exercises for Sciatica –Sciatica exercises concentrate on three areas: strengthening, stretching, and aerobic conditioning.

 

  • Strengthening exercises – Exercises that will help strengthen the muscles along with the spinal column, ligaments, and tendons. Most of the back exercises concentrate not just on the lower spine, but also on the abdominal (stomach) muscles and gluteus (buttock) and hip muscles). Strong core muscles may offer pain relief since they support the spine, keeping it in alignment and relieving moves that stretch or twist the backbone thereby reducing the prospects of injury or harm.

 

  • Stretching exercises – Stretching is suggested to alleviate pain. Stretches for sciatica are specially designed to target cells causing discomfort when they are rigid and tight. Hamstring stretching is a significant part of a sciatica exercise regime. Most individuals don’t stretch those muscles, which stretch from the pelvis to the knee at the back of the thigh, in their everyday pursuits.

 

  • Another stretch that is frequently valuable in relieving sciatica is the Bird Dog movement – After getting on their hands and knees, people stretch one arm and the opposite leg. The leg and arm extensions are alternated. A more advanced version of the exercise is your Plank Bird Dog move, where the extensions are finished when the individual is at the plank position in their palms and feet.

 

  • Aerobic conditioning exercise – Some type of coronary artery exercise, like swimming, walking, or swimming treatment is generally a part of recovery, as aerobic action encourages the flow of fluids and nourishment to help make a greater recovery environment. Aerobic conditioning also has the exceptional advantage of releasing endorphins, the body’s natural pain killers, which will help decrease sciatic pain.

 

What Does a Physical Therapist Do for sciatica physiotherapy treatment?

 

Physiotherapy for sciatica could consist of McKenzie-based mechanical analysis and treatment, muscle energy methods, mobilizations, spinal stabilization, and core strengthening exercises, nerve slides/glides, or grip method. People will respond better as the method of treatment will be customized suitably for everyone. Some individuals with sciatica feel better with exercises of a backward bending posture, whereas others may feel better bending forwards. Sometimes working out at a neutral spine posture is essential.

 

Occasionally we have patients that respond best to shifting the hips sideways. The ideal sciatica physiotherapy treatment for somebody varies significantly from person to person and is dependent on the numerous reasons’ sciatica could be present. Each patient is unique and the reason for the pain is varying and hence everyone’s needs should be addressed separately by physiotherapy for sciatica pain.

Our physiotherapists are trained and have the skill set that is necessary to manage or to cure Sciatica pain, even if it is severe or chronic. Once there is a thorough consultation and patient assessment, they will prescribe physiotherapy for sciatica relief program which will be customized basis patient complaint and condition. With physiotherapy and timely intervention, pain from Sciatica can be managed successfully.



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  • review rating 1  Most horrible services. Please do not ask for help from these people, they will talk sweet and then at the last moment there will be no shows from the caretaker. I had to go through this not once but twice the caretaker did not turn up. Request you all to not depend on these people as we are leaving our homes and letting them into our lives, the least they can do is inform and provide a replacement, but neither of it happened and they expect me to pay registration fees of RS,1000

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  • review rating 1  worst service, they just talk as if they will send professional at our place, they give big promises at the time of starting their services, but when the attendant come at our place we realized that he was more delicate than our patient, the person whom they had sent got a small scratch in his finger and than the same day he said he wont come as he got injury, so the next day he dint turn up neither did care24 arrange for a replacement, after calling them for 4 times they said me sorry they couldn't arrange anyone today. they don not have the decency to even inform that they cannot arrange for a replacement.. please do not go for their services, its just the promises nothing to deliver

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  • review rating 1  Worst!!! I am paying for professional services and the attendant is not professional. The level of disappointment is i have to terminate services on Day 1 itself. And still I am being told to pay for 1 day. Please assess the attendant before going for services from care24

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  • review rating 1  If there was an option of negative stars then I would have choosen it. They offered me a package of₹ 5950/- for 10 days and after 2 days updated me on new package of ₹5700/- for 7 days without my consent. Even deposited my earlier cheque and then I had to follow up for the balance for about 10 days explaining my issue everyday to the new person on their helpline. They don't acknowledge emails too. Worst experience and definitely not recommended

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  • review rating 1  Unqualified office staff, when you call to clarify something. Many times they don't understand the question. They are not trained well. The customer care staff needs an upgraded system, where notes are fed into the system. So you don't need someone else calling up and giving you the same info. The caretaker is not trained well. If they are looking after an elderly person, they should know that they have to be in the best of health to look after my mother. She ended not making a meal for my mother and my neighbour had to provide it. If the caretaker is not well she should have asked for a replacement asap and not waited. It is shocking, we have paid a huge amount of money for this service and I am absolutely unhappy. Please do not call for caretaker's from Care24. As long as they are getting their money. They care a damn!!! Worst service providers.

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  • When recovering from an illness or surgery, you look forward to returning to your own home and recuperating in an environment where you are comfortable, relaxed and safe. This is made possible with our in-home nursing services.
  • Care needs of those who are advanced in age and are unable to take care of themselves can be an overwhelming task for the rest of the family members. This often leads to the thought that a nursing home/care home is the only practical option left.
  • Complex care needs might make one want to consider moving to a nursing home to recover under the watch of trained professionals. Our in-home nursing services can help you recover in the comfort of your own home.
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  • Home care nursing helps those advanced in age too; for them home is where all their memories are, where their children and grand-children live. It is the place they feel needed and loved.
    With our home care nursing services, you can provide the best care for your loved one in the family home, without making any extra demands of your family members.

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Our nurses are experienced in providing a complete range of nursing care specializations:

  • Taking medicines on time, monitoring blood pressure and other vitals, and fixing a diet plan
  • Oral and personal hygiene, feeding and bathroom assistance, or assistance with mobility
  • Caring and dressing wounds, handling IV infusions and other medical equipment, emptying catheter bags, colostomy bags and bed pans
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  • Our Nurses are medically qualified with BSc, GNM, or ANM degrees, and many years of experience with leading hospitals. Since each case is unique and may require specific skills, we also ensure that we identify and deploy which nurse will be best for your need.
  • Our nurses and brothers are discreet, and sensitive to the emotional and physical needs of the patient and other family members. Our Nurses are familiar with following a physician’s instructions when caring for a patient and empathic to offer encouragement and support to those who require our nursing care services.

You can fill a request form on our website or download our app and simply click a button to request a Nurse.

Provide us with medical details of the patient who needs nursing care, the tasks the nurse needs to do, the duration for which you need our in-home nursing services and your preferences of gender or language if any.

Our team will connect with you to confirm your requirement and send a nurse to take care of the patient. All our nurses are uniformed and carry identification to help you know that you are indeed letting a trained professional from Care24 into your home.