Could Your Back Pain and Numbness Be a Sciatic Nerve Pain (near Andover, MN)?

Is Your Low Back Pain Due To Sciatica (near Andover, MN)?

Low back pain is one of the most common pain issues relieved by Acupuncture.

Types of Back Pain Acupuncture Treats

Some of these acupuncture points used include trigger points which relieve pain traveling along once known as the meridians (energy pathways) in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) which we can think of concretely as nerve pathways or circulation.

7 Stretches For Back Pain Relief

Could Your Back Pain be Caused by a Pinched Sciatic Nerve?

Sciatica pain involves the Sciatic Nerve which travels from the buttock to the ankle and becomes easily entrapped or “pinched” between tight muscles like the piriformis muscle. This leads to irritation and inflammation of the Sciatica nerve.

Symptoms of Sciatic Pain 

  • Dull, aching pain in low back

  • Numbness, Pins and Needles sensation travels down one Leg 

  • Numbness, Pins and Needles sensation in one Hip

  • Numbness, Pins and Needles sensation in buttocks

13 Yoga Stretches for Hip Pain

The pain may start in the low back, traveling to the buttock, then may travel down the posterior (back) of the leg, down the lateral (side) of the leg or both. Usually pain is one-sided. Pain may stop around the knee area or go further down and even may travel all the way to the foot.

Risk Factors of Sciatica

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Mike Ackerman, LAc specializes in treating Sports Injury and Pain, Foot and Heel Pain including Plantar Fasciitis, Joint pain such as Knee Pain, Hip Pain, Shoulder Pain and Elbow Pain such as Tennis Elbow.

Both have experience treating a multitude of issues, including acute and chronic pain like Headaches/ Migraines, Back pain and issues such as Pain/ Numbness due to Neuropathy.

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