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|Sciatica is a term that refers to the painful
inflammation of the sciatic nerve that extends from
your buttocks all the way down to your toes. Sciatica
sufferers often have a history of low back pain.
There can be several causes of sciatic nerve
irritation that include strain/sprain injuries of the
lower back, disc problems in the low back, sacroiliac
joint problems, poor posture, obesity or other internal
When the cause of the sciatica is due to the
vertebrae of the lower spine being shifted out of
alignment, the sciatic nerve can flare up and cause
pain along the entire nerve path from the buttock,
back of thigh, into the calf and down to the foot - or
at various points along the nerve such as the
buttocks, knee or calf.
Chiropractic adjustments can help restore alignment
of the vertebrae in the lower spine to remove the
pressure from the sciatic nerve, thus alleviating
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