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Category Archives: Sciatica

How to Treat Sciatica

Sciatic pain includes physical pain, numbness and tingling of these nerve roots. Continue reading

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Sciatica

Overview The sciatic nerve is made of the nerve roots from the spinal cord into the lower back. These nerve roots affect the back, lower buttocks, the back of the leg, the ankle and the foot. Sciatic pain includes physical … Continue reading

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When to Consider Lumbar Steroid Injections

Signs that a Lumbar Epidural Injection May Be Worth Considering There are many reasons why low back pain occurs or sciatica occurs. Some of these conditions can benefit from a steroid injection. Our doctors may recommend lumbar epidural injections if … Continue reading

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Herniated Disc – Causes and Symptoms

What is a herniated disc. A herniated disc happens when the soft, spongy material that cushions (shock absorbs) the bones of the spine (vertebrae) slips out of place, breaks open, or becomes. damaged. Other names include slipped disc or ruptured … Continue reading

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Factors That Can Cause Back Pain

Acute or chronic back pain is one of the main reasons patients see pain management doctors. There are many parts of the body and the anatomy that can contribute to back pain. These parts include the spine, bones, muscles, ligaments, … Continue reading

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Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injections for Sciatica

Lower back and leg pain referred to as “sciatica” can range from a mere nuisance to downright debilitating. Sciatica is a result of another medical condition, such as lumbar spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease, spondylolisthesis, or pregnancy, that causes inflammation … Continue reading

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