Sciatica in pregnancy is not uncommon. It is thought to be associated with the following factors;
- Increased uterus growth.
- Increased fluid retention.
- Increased body weight.
These can all lead to an increased in pressure and irritation around the pelvis and the sciatic nerve.
Sciatica usually presents as:
•Moderate to severe back pain.
•Sharp shooting pain into the legs.
•Numbness and change in sensation in the legs
•Inability to move or walk.
Chiropractic offers a natural and effective approach to relieve sciatica during pregnancy. We can help realign your structures to help reduce the compression on the sciatic nerve. Less compression means less pain!
Pregnancy is a wonderful and unique time. Our goal is to help both you and your baby to make the most out of this time without any hindrance.
If you are suffering from sciatica, please do not hesitate to come in for an examination at Spearwood Chiropractic. Call us on 0481342837 to make an appointment.