3 Simple Stretches to Fix Sciatica Pain Fast

Dr. Brett Berner
5 min readMar 25, 2022
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Sciatica or sciatic nerve pain is highly excruciating and debilitating pain. It is usually so intense that someone suffering from it may not even want to get off the couch. Therefore, there are chances that you may know at least one person with this condition. It is common and has a lifetime incidence of 10 to 40 percent.

Your sciatic nerve originates at your lower back, hips, and buttocks, goes down each of your legs, and then bends at the knees. Sciatic pain occurs when there’s a problem along this pathway.

Factors that may cause sciatica include:

· Spinal stenosis (narrowing of the spinal canal)

· A ruptured disk

· Injury

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Sciatic pain may also be caused by piriformis syndrome. The piriformis muscles begin from your buttocks and extend to the top of your thigh. Sometimes, the piriformis muscle may undergo a spasm and trap the sciatic nerve, resulting in sciatic pain.

Sciatica pain can occur for several reasons. The first step toward solving the problem is identifying what doesn’t move. The affected parts are usually the hips and the lower back in…

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Dr. Brett Berner

Upper Cervical Chiropractor in Lutz, FL. Schedule a complimentary consultation: text CONSULT to 813-578-5889 or www.foundationschedule.com