Sciatica Treatment in Hood River, OR
Thomas J. Van Hee, DC, PC
Sciatica Treatment in Hood River, OR: Sciatica is a condition characterized by pain going down the sciatic nerve pathway which runs from the leg to the lower back. The most frequent cause of sciatica is a spinal disc herniation, which puts pressure on the sciatic nerve and is present in about 90% of cases.
There are various signs of sciatica:
Sciatica can be an extremely debilitating condition that can affect everyday activities. Chronic and acute pain can disrupt sleep and everyday activities. Sciatica typically affects only one side of the body and classic symptoms include pain radiating down the back of the leg from the buttocks region. Many people find that living with sciatica can unbearable at times, but the symptoms can be alleviated or reduced.
Other common symptoms of sciatica include:
- Pain in the back, buttocks, hip or lower extremities
- Leg and or foot numbness
- Pins and needles in the legs and buttocks
- Burning sensation
- Muscle weakness
Treating sciatica without medication or surgery:
Sciatica can be treated successfully without the need for surgery or harmful medications. Dr. Van Hee will perform chiropractic adjustments to alleviate pressure on the sciatic nerve and restore motion to the joints. Not only do we provide chiropractic treatment for patients suffering from sciatica, we offer other treatment options that can be used in any combination to help with symptoms of sciatica.
Additional therapies for sciatica at our facility include:
- Chiropractic adjustments
- Nutritional Counseling
- Trigger Point Therapy
- Rapid Release Therapy
Schedule an appointment for sciatica treatment
Visit our chiropractic center to reduce or eliminate the burdening pain of sciatica. Dr. Van Hee can diagnose and treat conditions naturally. To schedule an appointment for sciatica therapy, call (541) 386-3988 today!