Sciatica Pain Relief in Tri-Cities
Suffer from sciatica pain? The orthopedic specialists at Apex Spine Institute are here to help with a variety of sciatica treatment options designed to get you out of pain.
One-on-One Patient Exam
Schedule an appointment with one of our back pain specialists to discuss your sciatica pain and potential treatment options.
Testing & Diagnostic Imaging
Your provider may recommend diagnostic imaging tests like X-ray, CT scan, MRI, or EMG to pinpoint the issue and rule out other issues.
We'll move forward with a sciatica treatment plan that is personalized to your specific needs and goals.
Causes of Sciatica Pain
Sciatica pain is usually a symptom of an underlying issue. Identifying that issue is the first step in developing a plan for treatment.
Causes of sciatica pain include:
Lumbar Disc Herniation
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Degenerated Facet Joint
Spinal Nerve Compression
Don't Wait to Seek Help
Sciatica pain can have a variety of causes. Sometimes it's dull and bearable, and other times it's excruciating. It's a good idea to seek help from an orthopedic specialist when you first develop sciatica pain to minimize the impact to your daily life. Some of the non-surgical sciatica treatments for sciatica diagnosis and treatment are
Therapeutic/Diagnostic Epidural Steroid Injections
Selective Nerve Root Blocks
Lumbar Therapeutic Injections
What Does Sciatica Pain Feel Like?
Sciatica pain is often described as a burning pain that starts in the lower back and can shoot down the leg. Some people also report numbness.
Can Sciatica Go Away on its Own?
Temporary bouts of sciatic pain may go away with rest and over the counter anti-inflammatories. Persistent sciatic pain is often caused by a more serious underlying issue, and in those cases it's important to seek medical care to prevent permanent damage.