• sciatic pain
  • http://www.cnn.com/HEALTH/library/DS/00516.html == For a diagram of the sciatic nerve, scroll down to 'What is Sciatica' http://www.merck.com/mmhe/sec06/ch094/ch094a.html == From Health A to Z - Sciatica http://www.healthatoz.com/healthatoz/Atoz/ency/sciatica.jsp Alternative treatment: 'Massage is a recommended form of therapy, especially if the sciatic pain arises from muscle spasm. (google.com)
  • Disorders
  • More than three million patients seek medical attention every year for nerve-related disorders such as sciatica, carpal tunnel syndrome or various other nerve injuries, yet before 1992, no radiologists were trained to image nerves. (wikipedia.org)
  • medications
  • Sciatica is treated with a wide range of medications, from relatively simple anti-inflammatory medications that are available over the counter to prescription narcotics and anticonvulsants used for treating epilepsy, according to Mayo Clinic. (reference.com)
  • inflammation
  • Sciatica caused by pressure from a disc herniation and swelling of surrounding tissue can spontaneously subside if the tear in the disc heals and the pulposus extrusion and inflammation cease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Definition
  • I have compiled some information explaining all of these alternative remedies below: AN UNDERSTANDING OF SCIATICA ============================= 'First, it is important to explain what sciatica is, as the term sciatica is often misused and its definition often misunderstood. (google.com)
  • cannot
  • For sciatica sufferers who cannot hold the full hamstring stretch, adjustments can be made to create a more gentle exercise. (issuu.com)
  • While sciatica is related to the natural aging process, which cannot be avoided, there are a number of activities that can increase the likelihood that a person develops the condition. (laserspineinstitute.com)