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Sciatic Nerve Treatment from Your Sewell Chiropractor

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At Eulo Chiropractic Center we educate patients on many facets of health and wellness. Many do not realize that pain in one area of the body can by caused by a spinal misalignment or muscle spasm somewhere else. This is especially true with the sciatic nerve, which is the longest nerve in your body. Starting in the pelvic area of your lower back, the sciatic nerve runs through your hips and buttocks and branches down into each leg. Within each leg smaller nerve branches provide feeling in your thighs and feet, and control your lower leg muscles.

When any part of this system is compressed it is referred to as a pinched sciatic nerve, and the associated pain is called sciatica. Those who are experiencing sciatica often describe it as a sharp pain or burning sensation that starts in the lower back and radiates down into the legs. They find it difficult to stand, sit or lie down without pain. It may also be accompanied by a tingling sensation, numbness or muscle weakness.

You may experience a pinched sciatic nerve due to a number of reasons. The most common cause is a bulging or herniated disc in the spinal column which is applying pressure to the nerve. Your spinal column may be out of alignment due to a sports-related injury, an auto accident, or a workplace injury. The piriformis muscle also lies directly over the sciatic nerve. When this muscle becomes tight due to stress or overexertion it may cause undue pressure on the nerve. Some people with weight problems might find that their weight can apply additional pressure in this area.

Relief from Back Pain Due to a Pinched Sciatic Nerve

If you are looking for relief from back pain associated with sciatica, our chiropractor has a number of sciatic nerve treatment options available for our patients from the Washington Township area and surrounding communities of Sewell, Turnersville, Williamstown, Blackwood, and Glassboro. Dr. Eulo will first examine you to determine the exact cause of your pain and ask you about any events or lifestyle factors that may be contributing to your pain. If he finds that your pain is related to sciatica he will recommend a whole person approach to treatment.

Our non-invasive treatment regimen might include chiropractic care to help bring your spinal column back into alignment and relieve any pressure caused by a herniated disc. If your pain is related to a spasm in the piriformis muscle, we may recommend therapeutic massage therapy to loosen the muscle and alleviate pressure. If your sciatica is related to a weight issue, Dr. Eulo may recommend our “Take Shape For Life” weight management program to provide relief from back pain. As a chiropractic sports physician, Dr. Eulo can also work with athletes who may need sciatic nerve treatment due to a sports injury.

If you’re suffering from the pain of sciatica, Eulo Chiropractic Center invites you to discover what chiropractic wellness can do for you and contact 856-269-4567 today.

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  • "Great people -- friendly, caring, knowledgeable and accommodating. Doc Eulo and his staff do the job with the utmost of attention to patient needs and concerns. The range of services offered by this practice is considerable, including things beyond the ordinary chiropractics such as orthotic appliances with professional evaluation and fitting, dietary evaluations and supplements, and USDOT Physical Examinations for drivers of commercial motor vehicles."
    - C P.
  • "Doc Eulo is nothing short of amazing. The staff is excellent. I said the same thing about them 21 years ago when I first starting going to Dr. Eulo. Back then he took care of me and my aching back when I was pregnant, and even adjusted my newborn!"
    - Robin W.
  • "Dr. Eulo is awesome, he worked on my aches and pains in my back and upper legs by exercising and massaging them within a 6 month period 3 times a week I can truly say I am pain free, his caring and kindness helps too. I was able to connect not also with him by with his family too, they treated me with loving kindness, I will never forget him and will recommend him to anyone who needs a good Doctor."
    - Ollie H.
  • "Dr Eulo is the best of the best and he is the coolest doctor that I know. August 2015 I was involved in a car accident, someone referred him to me, the first day I walked into his office I was in so much pain from my head to toe, I was a mess, three times a week for 6 months he was working on my aches and pains and I am here to tell you I'm pain free. Every time I walked in his office he put on my R & B Oldies did I say he was the coolest yes I did, he makes you feel very comfortable like one of the family , he has an awesome personality and a great staff too. I would recommend him to anyone, he is definitely one in a million."
    - Constance G.
  • "Went to Dr. Eulo for treatment from an auto accident. The Dr. and his staff are very professional and makes your visit very pleasant. His knowledge and practice helped me very much with my injuries and I'm glad I chose Dr. Eulo as my chiropractor. If you're looking for a chiropractor, Eulo Chiropractic Center is the place to go!"
    - William B.
  • "It is always a pleasure to go see Dr. Eulo. He is a very positive, caring and knowledgeable doctor. You will always leave his office with a smile on your face. His office is beautiful and the staff is very friendly and professional. Dr. Eulo has successfully treated me for a frozen shoulder when an orthopedic surgeon thought that I would need surgery. My shoulder is fine now thanks to Dr. Eulo. He has also treated me for severe back spasms when I could hardly walk. Within a few days of treatment the pain was greatly diminished and now it is gone completely. He is the best.Thanks Dr. Eulo!"
    - Carol S.
  • "Dr. Eulo's treatments for my neck and back pain have been super helpful. He gives a thorough adjustment of neck, back and all joints and follows it up by a nice, relaxing massage bed. I leave the office feeling restored and like my body is back in it's best working condition. The office is neat and professional and Dr. Eulo is very down to earth, spends time with me and truly cares about my overall health. I've been to many chiropractors over many years, so I know a good chiropractor when I see him! Good vibes there - give it a try! :)"
    - KellySue F.
  • "Dr. Eulo is the BEST chiropractor, hands down. The staff is friendly, the office is always clean, and Dr. Eulo is the nicest doctor. I have anxiety when it comes to doctors and going for "check ups" but Dr. Eulo makes me feel comfortable. I wish he could be my doctor for everything! I would recommend Dr. Eulo in a heart beat."
    - Ashley J.