Sciatica. You’ve probably heard the term mentioned by your doctor, a friend, family member, or an online article. But what is it? How common is it? And what does it have to do with your back/leg pain? In a nutshell, sciatica is the name given to pain caused by your sciatic nerve. Irritation of theContinue Reading »
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In Knoxville, the Simply Physio clinic has been inundated over the last week by people suffering from back pain. Except, there’s a plot twist. Our patients haven’t been suffering from just any old type of back pain; they have bravely endured the most severe back pain of all – Sciatica. The most severe? It sureContinue Reading »
What is Sciatica? Sciatica is a condition characterized by crippling pain and paresthesia in the general region of the distribution of the Sciatic Nerve. The Sciatic pain is often mixed up with the normal back or hip pain that one may experience, however they are not the same. Sciatica is a unique pain thatContinue Reading »
Confused about whether you should use ice or heat to help ease your sciatica and back pain?… Easily one of the most common questions get asked on a daily basis, and it’s something that confuses many people too..”Should I use ice or heat to ease my back pain?”9 out of 10 of my clients tend toContinue Reading »
Quick question:How many of you have googled ‘preventing sciatica pain?’ or ‘back pain treatment?’Yes I thought so.We’ve all heard and read about what can cause back pain; incorrect lifting, bad posture sports injury… but did you know that you may be making a common mistake in your daily routine, that might be encouraging back pain?3Continue Reading »