Pain in certain parts of the sciatic nerve is result of pressure on a lumbar nerve root. Pressure on this nerve put degenerative disc disease, herniated disk, spondylolisthesis, spinal stenosis, or any other vertebrae abnormality.
Characteristic for sciatica is weakness, numbness or tingling sensation ,leg pain, , that appear in the lower back, through the buttock and all the way down the sciatic nerve found in the back of one leg.
This type of pain can contribute to difficult movements. After hours of sitting during the night and standing, coughing, sneezing or stress, the pain can worsen.
Sciatica treatment includes practicing a few simple exercises for muscle stretching along with the standard treatment and also taking specific painkillers but you can start.
2 Simple Exercises that Can Help You Get Rid of Your Sciatica:
In fact, these are simple stretches that are very beneficial for reducing the inflammation and relieving the pain.
Since you should practice the exercises slowly you will find it a bit difficult in the beginning,, and increase the stretches while breathing out.
Lie down on the floor and bend the aching leg. Try to slightly pull towards the shoulder. When you feel the stretch, stay in it for about half a minute.
Straighten your legs, take a short break and repeat these two times.
Lie down on the floor with bend knees than pull them toward the chest very slowly, do not raise the buttocks from the floor.
After that cross the legs and by using your hand pull the healthy leg. For about half a minute, stay in this position than release your legs, and return to the starting position. Repeat it twice.
You can remove the muscle stagnation and improve the blood circulation practicing these powerful stretching exercises. You will definitely alleviate your pain and speed up your recovery.