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Sciatica is an incredibly painful and debilitating condition that can have a serious impact on an individual’s quality of life. Whether you have been forced to give up the active lifestyle you love because of sciatica pain or simply want to sleep comfortably through the night again, our Atlanta chiropractor understands your frustrations. Chiropractic care is a drug-free treatment option that directly addresses the underlying trigger for your pain, supporting whole body health from the inside out. With regular chiropractic adjustments, we can help you return to living a full, active life.
Sciatica pain is typically caused by a spinal misalignment. A herniated disc, for example, or other spinal misalignment can compress nearby nerves, triggering a radiating or numbing pain sensation along the length of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is one of the longest in the body, stretching from the lower spine all the way down the buttocks and the legs. As long as the nerve is compressed due to a lumbar spine misalignment, you will continue to experience pain. Chiropractic care is an effective treatment option for managing sciatica pain because it specifically addresses this nerve compression.
If you are experiencing sciatica pain, our Atlanta chiropractor will perform a full diagnostic evaluation to determine the specific locations of spinal subluxations. Once we have identified the root cause for your pain, our chiropractor in Atlanta will create a custom treatment plan to specifically target these spinal subluxations. Our chiropractic adjustments are gentle, precise, and hands-on. The goal of treatment is to alleviate nerve compression for long-lasting sciatica pain relief without the need for medication.
Chiropractic care in Atlanta is an important component of an integrated approach to sciatica pain relief. We offer a variety of spinal manipulation techniques, including the Thompson Drop, the Activator method, the Gonstead technique, S.O.T., and Flexion/Distraction. These different manipulation methods may be used alone or in conjunction with one another, depending on your pain relief needs. We may also integrate complementary treatments such as hydro massage and physical therapy. Dr. Simon understands that every patient experiences pain differently, which is why our treatment plans are fully customized to each patient’s needs.
Chiropractic care in Atlanta is a safe and effective alternative to pain medication. While prescription painkillers may be able to provide temporary back pain relief, these medications are not a permanent solution. Once the drugs wear off, the pain will return. Chiropractic adjustments, however, are a safe and effective means for targeting the root cause of your pain. The benefits of chiropractic adjustments are long lasting and go beyond sciatica pain management.
The spine is the body’s foundation. When the spine is properly aligned, the body is strong. By restoring proper alignment to the spine, chiropractic care supports whole body health from the inside out. If you suffer from chronic back pain due to sciatica, our chiropractor in Atlanta can help. Contact Century Center Chiropractic to schedule your diagnostic appointment today!