Improper posture or long-time sitting in front of computer, overloading etc may cause sciatica pain. To be exact, Irritation or compression of the sciatica nerve triggers sciatica pain. The sciatica nerve is the longest single nerve of the body that starts from the lower back and runs through the buttock and the entire lower limb. Injury to the hip or the lower back and certain diseases and conditions that affect the lower back and hip cause sciatica pain. People suffering from sciatica experience a sharp, almost electric shock like pain, which usually starts in the lower back and radiates to the legs and feet. The pain increases with movement.
Here are 8 proven home remedies that you can do in parallel to your treatment. I was suffered with the pain once which made me almost dying without walking or even lying on bed facing up, I went to have acupuncture treatment and it worked magically. But if it is not that serious, one of the best natural remedies for sciatica is yoga to cure gradually.
If you have any of the following symptoms, you may be experiencing sciatica:
Pain or discomfort in the lower back, buttocks, calf, or back of the thigh – this is the sciatic nerve pathway.
Numbness or loss of feeling in one leg.
Tingling or “pins and needles” sensations in your legs.
Weakness in your knees, making it difficult to rise from a sitting position.
Impaired reflexes in your knee and Achilles tendon.
Inability to fully flex your ankles.
There is a fantastic article published on healthyandnaturalworld.com that talks about sciatic nerve pain and the yoga poses that you can do to make it easier to deal with. Improve your health and your pain at the same time by checking out the following link.