Back Lower (Lumbar) Sciatica Treatment

Sciatica is a symptom of a problem involving sciatic nerve, such as a herniated disk

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 No change
6 of 6 people found this helpful
Seriously, everyone called it lower back pain and until my MRI showed clear they called it sciatica. Even my PT -- but come on let's face it the pain in really a tad lower than what I would call my back. It took a long time to get professionals to understand though my lower lumbar was uncomfortable it was really ....
 Helped a lot
5 of 5 people found this helpful
I started getting lower back pains and I thought it was just because i was growing older and that everyone got them. But they became worse and sitting and standing became painful. My daughter is in medical school and in her expert opinion she said I had Sciatica and I should go to the doctor to get it checked out. ....
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Trust me the Cannabis helps but is not the best choice the others just make you very groggy hence the Cannabis addition.

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Category
Name Average Result Healed Helped
a Lot
Helped
a Little
No Change Made Worse
All Treatments (average)
3.0
(169)
16 30 59 62 2
Diet and Weight Management
Weight Loss
2.8
1 2 2
Diet and Weight Management
Diet Management
2.3
1 2
Drugs and Supplements
Hydrocodone
4.0
1
Drugs and Supplements
Flexeril
4.0
1
Drugs and Supplements
Cortisone Injection
4.0
1 1
Drugs and Supplements
Medical Cannabis - Marijuana
4.0
1
Drugs and Supplements
Pain Killers (Analgesic)
3.3
1 1 3 1
Drugs and Supplements
Corticosteroids
3.0
1
Drugs and Supplements
Motrin - Ibuprofen
3.0
2 2
Drugs and Supplements
Vicodin Medication
3.0
2
Drugs and Supplements
Anti-inflammatory Medication (NSAID)
2.5
1 2 5
Drugs and Supplements
Muscle Relaxants
2.3
2 4
Exercise
Running
5.0
1
Exercise
Weight Machines
4.0
1
Exercise
Yoga
3.7
2 1
Exercise
Strengthening
3.7
2 1 2 1
Exercise
Aerobics Exercises
3.3
1 1 1
Exercise
Exercise
3.1
1 2 3 3
Exercise
Walking
3.0
1 2 4 4
Exercise
Biking
3.0
1
Exercise
Proper Posture
2.6
1 2 1 1
Exercise
Swimming
2.5
1 1
Exercise
Water Aerobics
2.5
1 1
Medical Devices and Equipment
Strapping
3.0
1
Medical Devices and Equipment
Back Support Brace
2.0
2
Medical Devices and Equipment
Orthotics
2.0
1
Surgery
Laminectomy - Discectomy
5.0
1
Surgery
Lumbar Spinal Fusion Surgery
4.0
1
Surgery
Discectomy
4.0
1
Therapy
Inversion
5.0
1
Therapy
Massage Therapy
3.3
1 3 4 2
Therapy
Ice
3.2
1 1 1 2
Therapy
Chiropractic
3.1
1 1 3 2
Therapy
Stretching Treatment
3.0
2 3 2
Therapy
Heat Therapy
3.0
2 3 2
Therapy
Physical Therapy
2.9
1 3 3
Therapy
Rest
2.8
2 1 2 5 1
Therapy
Leg Elevation
2.7
1 2 3
Therapy
Range of Motion Exercises
2.5
1 1
Therapy
Ultrasound
2.5
1 1
Therapy
Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment
2.5
1 1
Therapy
Pressure
2.5
1 1
Therapy
Bed Rest
2.3
2 4
Therapy
Hydrotherapy
2.3
1 2
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