Cornerstone Rehab and Spine
in League City, TX
Sciatica is pain originating in the sciatic nerve, which runs from the lower back down the back of your legs. Symptoms range from burning or pain in the leg or back of leg. This can occur when sitting, along with leg weakness, shooting pain, and more. Some causes of sciatica may include lumbar spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease, pregnancy, and other factors.
Exercise therapy at Cornerstone Rehab and Spine is a great correct sciatica. Strengthening the core muscles along with decreasing scar tissue in the low back to allow for healing to occur. If the pain is overwhelming, pain killers can help with the acute pain. This allows for more aggressive physical therapy to occur. Sometimes, although rarely, surgery is an alternative if nothing else seems to correct the dysfunction. Most often, therapy will correct problematic sciatica by strengthening the muscles and proper stretching.
This type of issue can often be fixed in just a few weeks. Dr. Gomach has helped patients who have often "dealt with" this condition for awhile. We will help coordinate your care and move you through the healthcare system efficiently to ensure your problem becomes a thing of the past. Treatment will be tailored to your needs as you get the chance to spend time with the Doctor one on one every visit.
Cornerstone Rehab and Spine can ease your discomfort and help you return to your normal life again.