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IN Health & Fitness ON 01 Oct, 2016
Have you ever experienced a recurring pain or numbness in your lower back? Or does the same pain stretches from your back to your legs and feet and you feel restless? If your answer to these is 'YES', it is possible that you are suffering from sciatica, a condition marked by irritation to the sciatic nerve.
Many of the people experience this condition at some point in their lives, but luckily there are numerous ways that you can use to eliminate the pain naturally.
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The sciatic nerve extends from your lower spine to all the way down your leg. And this nerve is responsible for eliciting pain and suffering to those who unwittingly injure it.
What happens is that when the disc punches or presses the nerve, the pain starts rising and start spreading all the way to the feet. You may even feel numbness.
The bad side of sciatica is for severe pain there is a treatment of surgery. But when you don't have much time to visit the doctor, you can also opt the easy ways to reduce pain.
1. Yoga- The cat-cow pose is the most renowned pose that alleviates back pain in no time.
In this pose, you need to lay your body flat on the ground and raise yourself up while keeping elbows against the floor. Open your mouth wide and stick out your tongue (lion's breath mainly).
Put an ice pack on your lower back for some time followed by a hot water bath. By going between cold and hot temperature, pain soothes out quickly.
With all seriousness, deep massage has been very helpful in relieving sciatica pain. So take some time out and have a massage.
Sleep is very much essential for the restoration of energy. It also helps wonders in the back pain.
This is a very popular method for treating pain linked with sciatica. So you should give this technique a try to relieve your pain.
Well, 'stand-while-you-work' thing would be too much to ask for. But it is not hard to avoid sitting after the desk job of 9 am to 5 pm. So, whenever possible walk or stand and experience its benefits.
As many people are suffering from sciatic pain and hope this article helps them!