Are you experiencing excruciating, shooting pain that makes standing or sitting uncomfortable? What may feel like a leg cramp could be a condition that causes inflamed nerves in your back called sciatica. If you have shooting pain in your back that runs down to your legs, it might mean sciatic nerve damage. Our regenerative medicine practice offers innovative, non-surgical treatments to help you heal naturally.
What is sciatica? It's a medical disorder that causes debilitating back and leg pain that makes it challenging to finish simple tasks like getting out of bed. The sciatic nerve is the longest in the body. An injury or strain that results in pressure on the nerve in your back can lead to pain in various parts of your body.
Sciatica Pain Treatment
Regenerative medicine utilizes cell-based therapy to relieve the pain of nerve compression. Stem cells are undifferentiated cells with the ability to regenerate to replace damaged tissue. There are multiple sources of stem cells in your body. Stem cell therapy involves harvesting cells from your body and reinjecting them for relief. The process to harvest stem cells from your body is invasive and increases your risk of complications.
Wharton's Jelly derived mesenchymal stem cells, found in umbilical cords contains growth factors that work to repair and regenerate damaged nerves and tissues. Our doctors prefer to use these potent mesenchymal stem cells to address the underlying issues to restore your mobility.
Sciatic Nerve Pain Relief
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy can also be used to treat the condition. PRP injections are made by medically processing your blood to concentrate platelets abundant in growth factors that accelerate regeneration and healing. PRP injections boost your body's ability to heal itself, and repair damaged and injured tissues for long-term pain relief.
Chiropractic adjustments are another natural way to relieve pressure on the nerve for relief. Our chiropractors may recommend alternating heat therapy and ice massage therapy can help to relieve your symptoms.
Sciatica Nerve Pain Symptoms
Sciatica is can suddenly flare up. Symptoms may cause fatigue, chronic pain, and numbness which sometimes leads to limited mobility Remed and reduced range of motion in your back, legs, and hips. Sciatica may result in debilitating pain, causing you to experience symptoms such as:
- Hip nerve issues
- Aches in your rear
- Weakness in the legs
- Discomfort in the leg that worsens when you sit
- Discomfort extending from your hip to your foot
- Hot and cold or tingling or burning sensations in the legs
Problems with your sciatic nerve will make your typical routine unmanageable. Our doctors can help you understand what's causing your sciatica and recommend a non-surgical treatment plan that addresses specific issues. You may benefit from injections containing growth factors and regenerative cells, PRP therapy, or a combination of both for relief.
If you are suffering from sciatica, our competent and experienced medical team is available to help you recover. We design regenerative medicine treatment protocols unique to your specific set of symptoms. Contact us to set up a consultation in Dallas, Texas.