Sciatica Treatment in Clifton, NJ

OASIS ORTHOPEDIC & SPINE OFFERS SCIATICA TREATMENT IN Clifton, NJ

The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the human body. The sciatic nerve begins in the lower spine where nerve roots come together to form the large sciatic nerve that passes into the buttock, thigh, and down the leg to the foot. You have both a left and right sciatic nerve.

Understanding Sciatica

Sciatic pain, also known as sciatica, is a common ailment addressed at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Clifton, NJ. Sciatica isn’t a standalone medical condition; rather, it’s a symptom of an underlying problem. Sciatica is nerve pain resulting from irritation, compression, or pinching of the sciatic nerve. The spine condition resulting in nerve irritation is the true underlying problem that needs treatment. Common spine conditions treated at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Clifton, NJ that lead to sciatica include:

Sciatica Treatments at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Clifton, NJ

Many patients at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Clifton, NJ describe sciatic pain as a mild ache. Others feel a sharp, burning sensation. Some experience numbness, tingling, or muscle weakness along the nerve pathway.

Suffering from sciatic pain does not always require surgery. At Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Clifton, NJ, sciatica treatment begins with conservative treatments such as physical therapy, medication, spinal injections, and heat/ice therapy. When conservative treatments do not provide pain relief or pain worsens, minimally invasive surgery may be considered. Common surgical treatments for sciatica at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Clifton, NJ include:

If you would like to learn more about finding sciatic pain relief at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Clifton, NJ, request an appointment below.