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  • Writer's picturePractitioner Rebecca Lim Wang Lim林望玲医师

ACUPUNCTURE IN TREATING SCIATICA

Sciatica often feel like a deep pain that starts in your low back or buttock, and the pain or numbness can radiates to your thigh, leg, foot or ankle in making every step and movement excruciating.


Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a very effecting treatment options for treating and preventing sciatica.


Sciatica Symptoms

Pain is the most common symptom of sciatica, sometimes the pain can be unbearable. It can be a dull throb, a feeling of pins and needles, or even numbness. Although it usually goes away on its own, you may be wondering what you can do to reduce the pain and limit its chances of recurring.


Sciatica Risk Factors

Prevention is always the best medicine, and risk factors can give you an idea of things you may need to change to prevent sciatica.

1. Prolonged Sitting : Work at desk many hours a day

2. Excess Weight : Overweight

3. Smoking


However, if you’re looking for something more familiar, you can try Acupuncture ( non-surgical sciatica treatment options. ) Some sciatica is persistent and doesn’t go away on its own. If you’ve been experiencing pain for more than week or years, or the pain is debilitating, please do come and seek for us, as our Chinese Practitioner will diagnose and advice you a suitable treatment plan.



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