Low Back Pain or Sciatic Nerve Physiotherapy

Low Back Pain and or Sciatic Nerve Physiotherapy can really impact your life and regular activities. Find out how we can help get you back to your best you!

Low Back Pain Physiotherapy

Low back pain can come from muscle strain, joint, ligament, discs, nerves, degeneration or arthritis. Physiotherapy for your low back pain will assess and identify the source of your pain to eliminate it and return you to the activities you want to be doing.

Sciatic nerve pain Physiotherapy

Sciatic nerve pain is a general term often used to describe pain in your leg from your sciatic nerve, but there are a number of things that can be causing your sciatic pain. It may or may not also be combined with low back pain. Physiotherapy for your sciatic nerve pain will assess and identify the source of your sciatic pain and develop a treatment plan to correct it.

Herniated Disc

Your symptoms might include pain with sitting, bending and lifting, feels better to stand and walk or lie down. More common in a younger population. You may have just low back pain that is in the center or off to one side, low back buttock and leg pain, or different variations of those.

Lumbar osteoarthritis

Your symptoms might include pain with standing and walking, feels better to sit or lie down. You may have just low back pain, or low back and leg pain.

Degenerative disc disease

Your symptoms might include pain with sitting, bending and lifting, feels better to stand and walk or lie down. More common in a slightly older population. You may have just low back pain, or low back and leg pain.

Piriformis syndrome

Your symptoms may include pain in the buttock, and down the back of your leg. Worsens when walking upstairs or incline, increased pain after prolonged sitting and reduced hip range of motion.

Acupuncture

Tips for success

-Rest from aggravating activities

-Change positions often

-Use ice or heat on your low back or buttock as often as needed 15mins at a time

-Seek treatment to reduce pain and establish your own self-care routine

Find Carly at Adelaide Clinic. Call the clinic 705-320-7811, email us at physio@adelaideclinic.ca or book online to schedule your appointment. We do not require a doctors referral to treat you.

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