Sciatica Treatment in Brooklyn, NY
Oasis Orthopedic & Spine offers Sciatica Treatment in Brooklyn, NY
Sciatica isn’t a standalone medical condition; rather, it’s a symptom of an underlying problem. The term Sciatica refers to sciatic pain that begins in the spine and radiates down a leg. Treating sciatica and sciatic pain means treating the underlying spine condition that is affecting the sciatic nerve.
The sciatic nerve forms from nerve roots in the spinal cord in the lower area of the spine and extends into the buttock area down the lower limb. You have both a left and right sciatic nerve.
Sciatic pain is a common ailment addressed at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Brooklyn, NY. Sciatic pain is nerve pain resulting from irritation, compression, or pinching of the sciatic nerve. Sciatica typically affects a single side of the body. To alleviate sciatic pain, the spine experts at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Brooklyn, NY first determine the underlying spine condition.
Sciatica Treatments at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Brooklyn, NY
Common spine conditions treated at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Brooklyn, NY that lead to sciatica include spinal stenosis, herniated discs, bulging discs, disc degeneration, and bone spurs. Depending on the severity of your underlying spine condition, you will most likely begin your treatment for sciatica at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Brooklyn, NY with conservatives treatments. Common non-surgical, conservative treatments for sciatic pain include:
- Heat/Ice Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Spinal Injections
If your underlying spine condition is severe or all non-surgical treatments have been exhausted without achieving progress in alleviating your pain, it may be time to consider a surgical treatment. Common surgical treatments for sciatic pain include:
- Endoscopic Laminectomy
- Endoscopic Foraminotomy
- Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)
- Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion (XLIF)
- Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)
If you would like to learn more about finding sciatic pain relief at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Brooklyn, NY, request an appointment below.