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Atlanta Sciatic Nerve Pain Treatment Clinic

At Arrowhead Clinics Atlanta locations, we help treat and develop an individualized patient care plans with our Chiropractors and Medical Doctors for pain associated with Sciatica.

Although the pain associated with sciatica can be severe, most cases resolve easily when the proper treatment is initiated soon enough. Our treatments help correct the underlying issue and help provide lasting support to the areas around the lower back to correct sciatic nerve pain and prevent it from coming back. Contact one of our Atlanta clinics today for a Free Consultation with one of our back specialists.

 Sciatica Pain Treatment


Sciatic Nerve

What is the Sciatic Nerve?

The sciatic nerve is a major nerve that extends from the lower end of the spinal cord down the back of the thigh, and dividing above the knee joint. It is largest diameter nerve in the human body. Sciatic pain refers to pain running down this nerve channel.

Typically, sciatica affects only one side of your body but can cause pain bilaterally. Sciatic pain can make it hard to walk and perform normal daily functions. Some severe cases can even interfere with bladder control.

Sciatic nerve pain generally indicates there is an underlying problem, such as a herniated disc; about 90% of the time sciatica is due to a spinal disc herniation pressing on one of the lumbar or sacral nerve roots. Sciatica isn’t actually a condition, but rather a term used to describe symptoms that are triggered by compression of the sciatic nerve. If not properly treated properly sciatic pain can affect your typical activities throughout the day and can make it extremely difficult to be comfortable in any position.

Common Sciatic Pain Symptoms We SeeAtlanta Sciatica Pain Relief

These are the most Common Pain Symptoms our Atlanta Patients see regarding Sciatica:

  • Numbness or tingling in the leg after prolonged sitting
  • Pain starts to reduce when laying down because it helps take pressure off the compressed nerve
  • Pain felt around the mid-buttock to the side
  • Pins and needles sensation running down a leg or both legs
  • Difficulty walking up stairs
  • Overall weakness in their legs
  • Sudden, severe pain in your low back or leg and numbness or muscle weakness in your leg
  • Pain when bending over to pick something up
  • Difficulty controlling your bowels or bladder

Causes of Pain

Diagnosis of Sciatica

In order to diagnose Sciatica, our Atlanta Doctors will take a look at your medical history and perform a thorough examination of your back, hips, and legs in order to test for strength, flexibility, sensation, and reflexes.

Other tests we may ask you to get include:

  • X-rays
  • CT scans
  • MRI scans
  • NCV tests

Typical Causes of Sciatic Pain

  • Herniated and Bulging Discs: Discs act as the bodies natural cushion between the vertebrae of the back and can can “slip” out of position or even burst causing herniation. These discs then will protrude out of the vertebrae and apply pressure on the sciatic nerve causing pain.
  • Degenerative Disc Disease: Natural aging and breakdown of the spinal discs due to lack of disc rehydration. The discs can begin to lose their natural cushioning ability and the result is pressure on the sciatic nerve. Think of this almost like a car that has old shocks, the less absorption the car has, the more pressure and impact gets put on every other structure.
  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction: Irritation of the SI joint which is located at the base of the spinal column can cause sciatica-type pain symptoms.
  • Obesity: Excess weight on the body can cause improper movement patterns, and extra stress on the lower back resulting in lower back pain.
  • Spinal Stenosis: Pain in the sciatic may come from the narrowing of the space around the spinal cord. This presses on the sciatic nerve resulting in pain.
  •  Pregnancy: The changes in the body including weight gain, the change in the positioning in the pelvis, hormonal changes and the shift in one's center of gravity can cause sciatic pain.

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Natural Sciatic Pain Treatment At Our Atlanta Clinic Locations

Spinal Manipulation or Chiropractic Treatment helps create a response in the nervous system that helps relieves pain and restores normal mobility to the injured area causing Sciatic Nerve Pain. It also helps reduces inflammation and creates an environment to help stimulate the body's natural healing mechanisms.

If you or someone you know has been experiencing Sciatic Nerve Pain and your live in the Greater Atlanta area, contact of our Chiropractic Pain Relief Clinics today by clicking the link below for a Free Consultation.

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Atlanta Treatment Office

Arrowhead Clinic Chiropractor Atlanta


3695 Cascade Rd, Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone Number:

(770) 961-7246

Hours of Operation

Monday 9AM - 7PM
Tuesday 9AM - 7PM
Wednesday 9AM - 7PM
Thursday 9AM - 7PM
Friday 9AM - 7PM
Saturday CLOSED
Dr. Summer Turner
Doctor of Chiropractic
Dr. Turner is from North Carolina but has traveled all over the country pursuing her career.  Dr. Turner is well versed in Chiropractic care with an emphasis on sports-related therapies. She had the opportunity to train under the Chiropractor for the Carolina Panthers in order to complete her Masters in Sports rehabilitation.  From there she learned under two other Chiropractors, which allowed her to sharpen her skills and adjusting techniques.  Dr. Turner is certified in several soft tissue techniques including Active Release Technique (ART) and Fascial Distortion Model (FDM), as well as a movement diagnosis technique called Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA).     

Additional Services

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Spinal Adjustment

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Soft Tissue Injury

Stiff or sore neck pain can cause you a deal of difficulty getting through your daily routine. If you are experiencing pain in your neck or upper shoulder contact Atlanta Chiropractor at Arrowhead Clinic. Chiropractic care is known as the longest-lasting results for neck pain treatment. 

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