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Patient will have a radiating pain from buttock to back of the leg. There will be continuous pain along the nerve path. The pain is dull aching or throbbing or may be like electric shock like which may or may not be associated with features like tingling and numbness in the leg or foot. The pain will initially be mild and then slowly can become severe which will increase on walking . Patients with RED FLAGS (weakness of the leg or having urinary and bowel
incontinence ) are candidates for immediate surgery. The pain increases on walking and standing and subsides on resting or sitting.
like old age, obesity , heavy physical activity, prolonged sitting .
Several spinal disorders can trigger this condition. Medical conditions that may cause sciatica
Maintaining a good body posture, regular exercises, drinking adequate water, avoid smoking are few preventive measures.
Clinical history and examination done by the physician to elicit the cause of pain.
Straight leg raising test is done which is usually sensitive but not very specific. Other tests like heel walking and toe walking is checked for any weakness of the legs, temperature and sensations are checked on both the sides.
MRI of spine is done to identify the herniated disc and nerve compression, spinal canal diameter, spinal canal stensois, and is considered the gold standard for diagnosis of herniated disc.
X-Ray of the spine can also be done to identify any bony over growth compressing the nerve but it does not help much in diagnosis.
Nonsurgical treatment options include:
Certain low back stretching exercises are recommended to strengthen the back muscles. These Exercises are to be avoided in cases of acute pain as doing these exercises may exacerbate the pain.
Ice, heat and massage therapy: These therapies help to relieve pain, stiffness and inflammation for short term. They are not a permanent solution for this condition .
Surgery is required only in case of severe pain or occurrence of RED FLAGS- Weakness of legs, urine and bowel incontinence. Surgery is associated with major complications like recurrent disc herniation, instability of spine , increased load on facet joint and sacroiliac joints.
Non Surgical Treatment
Nerve blocks for Sciatica
Epidural Injections – epidural injections can be taken to decrease the inflammation around the sciatic nerve. This procedure is done in operation theatre this is usually gives permanent relief to the patient but sometimes repeat injection may also be required. This is done as a non surgical treatment and is gives the best results among all the available modalities of treatment .
Epidural injections may cause future problems
Epidural injections when done under fluoroscopic guidance and done with precision by a qualified doctor has no long term complications