Sciatica is often caused by piriformis syndrome wherein piriformismuscles are injured due to slipping, arthritis, or not proportional leg length. If left untreated, it may cause severe cramping and spasms in the long run.
MMT chiropractors diagnose the patient if he has Sciatica by having a thorough review with the patient’s medical history. They also perform physical and neurological test, X-ray, CT scan, and a set of electro-diagnostic examination.
After the diagnosis, MMT doctors often do these Mechanical Motion Therapy modalities:
Spinal Adjustments – by doing this, it can lessen the pain of the patient’s spine by aligning the spinal column into its proper position. After the manipulation, it should reduce the inflammation and stress of the spine. Spinal Adjustments is proven to be painless and effective.
Cold compress – reduces the spine inflammation caused by Sciatica. It also alleviates the pain and discomfort.
Ultrasound – it improves blood circulations by producing proper amount of heat in order to reduce cramps, muscle pains, and swollen tissues.
Mechanical Motion Therapy is non-surgical, drug-free, and proven to be safe for all ages. Try it now!