Sciatica Treatment in Westwood NJ: Sciatica is a condition that is defined usually by pain that originates in the low back or buttock that travels into one or both legs. This kind of pain is caused by sciatic nerve compression, or irritation of the roots of the lower lumbar and lumbosacral spine. It is a condition that is debilitating if not managed properly.
Manage Sciatica Pain Naturally with Medication-Free Treatment
Sciatica usually affects only one side of the lower body. Often, the pain extends from the lower back all the way through the back of the thigh and down through the leg. Depending on where the sciatic nerve is affected, the pain may also extend to the foot or toes.
Depending on the person, the pain from sciatica can be severe and constant, or the pain can be infrequent. Acute sciatica normally lasts four to eight weeks. Chronic sciatica may require physical therapy, which can include exercise, applied heat, and other techniques. In rare cases, surgery might be required, but it is important to manage your symptoms as soon as possible to prevent it from becoming worse.
Common symptoms of sciatica include:
- Lower back, leg, buttocks or hip pain
- Burning or tingling down the leg
- Weakness, numbness, or difficulty moving the leg or foot
Top Treatments for Sciatica
The purpose of chiropractic treatment is to help the body’s potential to heal itself. It is based on the scientific principle that restricted spinal movement leads to pain and reduced function and performance. Chiropractic care is non-invasive (non-surgical) and drug-free.
The type of chiropractic therapy provided depends on the cause of the patient’s sciatica. A sciatica treatment plan may include several different modalities such as ice/cold therapies, ultrasound and TENS along with spinal adjustments. Dr. Gurman will work with you to determine the best course of treatment.
Call Westwood Family Chiropractic to Manage Your Sciatica Today
Dr. Gurman can help you today to create a plan for your sciatica pain. We offer a complimentary consultation to new patients. Call us today at (201) 664-4488 and we can provide a same-day appointment.
This is a very friendly, caring chiropractic practice. From my very first appointment I felt comfortable and in competent hands.
The doctors and office staff make you feel like you are family. After only a few visits the problems I sought relief for began to subside. One such problem being insomnia lessened substantially. A coworker has also begun seeking better health by becoming a patient of these nurturing doctors. Highly recommend this practice.
I found this chiropractic just by google. When I visited I was struggling with numbness on my left arm and my left ear started ringing. It’s been almost 5 months I’ve been attending both Dr.Gurmans, my progress surprised me. My symptoms improved since couple of adjustments and even better than before. Dr.Cathy, Dr.Jett and team are the best. They truly care about every patient and their treatment plan. I have seen such a significant difference in my health since coming here. I am grateful and highly recommend them.
Dr. Cathy is my chiropractor. She is gentle, knowledgeable, and caring. Scheduling is flexible, and is always arranged for any last minute problems or concerns. I highly recommend Westwood Family Chiropractic.
Drs. Cathy and Jett are extremely knowledgable about chiropractic and the body. Their warm, inviting practice put me at ease, and they deliver on a great adjustment. I was very happy with the care I received at Westwood Family Chiropractic, and I highly recommend them both!
This is the only place to go for an adjustment. Dr. Jett and Dr. Kathy are caring and upbeat and very professional. The staff is wonderful, especially Sammi, who always has a smile to share.
Having an auto immune disorder, my intestines were feeling down and out. I was receiving medications for the side-effects of the disease, but not the cause. Since Westwood Family Chiropractic has started adjusting me, (specifically my middle back) I have had steady improvements. I would and will recommend Westwood Family Chiropractic.
Anthony L. (from Karla L.)
I was recently in a car accident that left me with some terrible neck pain and headaches. Rather than taking medication for my pain, it was recommended by a family member that I try Chiropractic Therapy. It was my first time going to the chiropractor, and at first I wasn’t sure about it. After learning about how Chiropractic care could not only help with my pain, but also better my health I decided to give it a try. It has been two months of therapy and I haven’t had to use any pain medications for my injuries. Dr. Jett Gurman and Dr. Cathy Gurman at Westwood Family Chiropractic have been very educational and helpful with my Chiropractic care. I feel that I have more energy throughout the day and have less aches and pains. Thank you Westwood Family Chiropractic!
I’ve had intermittent flare-ups of back and neck pain and chiropractic has always helped get me better quickly. I’ve been to many chiropractors over the past 25 years, and Drs. Jett and Cathy are both excellent chiropractors and always treat me and everyone else that walks through the door like family. Their staff are friendly and professional which makes the office visit very comfortable. Their text reminders for my appointments help me stick to my treatment plan. Thanks Doc!
Westwood family chiropractic is a warm and caring place where you learn so much more then you expect to! I’m feeling so much better!