What is Sciatic leg Pain?

When the sciatic nerve – the largest nerve in the body – becomes compressed or irritated, it can cause a number of painful symptoms throughout the lower back and down the leg. The Georgetown Clinics, serving the greater Atlanta area, have successfully treated patients who were experiencing sciatica leg pain.

The symptoms of sciatica leg pain range of irritating and debilitating, and may include:

  • Burning
  • Tingling
  • Numbness
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Shooting pain

Sciatica is not a condition itself, but rather the term used to describe what happens when an injury or other condition affects the sciatic nerve. The most common causes of sciatica symptoms include spinal stenosis in the lumbar region, degenerative disc disease and even pregnancy. To establish what is responsible for sciatica pain, our doctors conduct a thorough evaluation and review your symptoms and medical history.

We offer a number of therapy options that may be useful in treating sciatica, such as chiropractic care, spinal decompression, and physical rehabilitation treatments. Working together, you and your doctor can discuss which treatment will be most beneficial.

Call the Georgetown Clinics today for your FREE consultation! 404-255-0666