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Sciatica Nerve Pain

Sciatica Nerve Pain

Sciatic Nerve Can Become Entrapped in Several different Places Along it’s Path

Dr. Abelson draws out the path of the sciatic nerve right on the lovely model. This gives a great visual representation of where the sciatic nerve can have problems.

A variety of stretches and exercises are shown; each targeting a specific area.Sciatica — Kinetic Health – Video

Common Belief

Most people think sciatica comes from the entrapment of nerve roots in the lumbar spine area. Entrapment can actually happen anywhere along the full length of the sciatic nerve.

Piriformis Syndrome

Pressure from the piriformis muscle can cause sciatic nerve pain. The good news is stretching exercises can do a lot for people who have this particular problem. Some other things that may help include reducing caffeine – and thus muscle tension, and eating a less inflammatory diet.

Tight hamstrings?

Traveling down the leg, we have the hamstrings. tight hamstrings can also cause problems. The problem may even originate in the hamstrings, but cause pain in the back or down the leg into the calf/ ankle area.

Calf Area

The nerve actually divides into 2 paths at the calf. This presents another are of common entrapment.

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