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Sciatica Treatment in St. Charles

What is sciatica?

Patient doing excersises with staffThis term is used to describe symptoms such as numbness, tingling or weakness that can be felt in the legs. Originating from the lower back and affecting the sciatic nerve, the symptoms include

  • Burning, searing or tingling leg pain
  • Numbness, weakness or difficulty moving the foot or leg
  • Pain in the buttock or leg or feet
  • Sharp pains that inhibit standing and walking
  • Worsened pain when sitting

What causes sciatica?

There are many different causes including degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, herniated disc or sacroiliac joint dysfunction.

What can you do to help me?

First, we’ll identify the cause of your sciatica, which allows Dr. Wise to develop an appropriate plan of treatment. We don’t often recommend injections, medications or surgery, as they do not address the root of the problem.

We offer nonsurgical solutions to alleviate pain and other symptoms. The great news is that your pain can usually be healed within just a few weeks. Schedule your appointment with us today! Our $39 new patient special includes a consultation, examination, X-rays, report of findings and two treatments.


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