Sciatica Treatment in League City, TX

Are You a Candidate For Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression?

Sciatica is a pain that runs from the lower back down the leg of one leg, often into the foot and toes. It is caused by an irritation of the sciatic nerve caused by a compression.

Some people suffering from sciatica also can experience a burning, tickling or prickly sensation, usually on one side of the body. The type and amount of pain a person experiences depends on the location of the nerve compression.

In some instances the pain can be very mild, while in others it can be severe and debilitating. Although most people will recover from an episode of sciatica within a few weeks, the pain can sometime worsen over time or persist for much longer. It all depends on the underlying cause.

Sciatica and Nerve Damage

Although it is rare, in some instances sciatica can result in permanent nerve damage. But the irritation of the nerve that causes the sciatica pain usually is reversible.

Symptoms of a more serious medical problem include bladder or bowl incontinence, growing weakness, or the loss of sensation in the leg.

Where the Sciatic Nerve is Located:

Sciatic nerves are the longest in the body. They extend from the lower back all the way down to the toes.

Sciatic nerves exit the spin between two vertebrae in the lower back and travel behind the hip joint down the buttock and along the back of each leg into the foot.

Sciatica is caused by the irritation of one or both of these nerves. Typically, a herniated disc applies pressure on the sciatic nerve root.

Often, people experiencing sciatica have leg pain, which makes them mistakenly think that the sciatica is caused by some sort of problem within the leg.

Other causes of sciatica can include spinal tumors, spondylolisthesis, trauma, spinal stenosis, or sciatic nerve tumor or injury.

Anybody Can Have Sciatica

Many people believe that sciatica is something that only effects people who have a sedentary lifestyle. And while it’s true that sedentary people are more at risk for sciatica, it actually can affect active people as well, especially if they participate in activities that involve twisting the back or carrying heavy loads frequently.

In most cases, sciatica will resolve itself within a few weeks. Treatment options include exercise, physical therapy and corticosteroid injections. For some patients, however, the pain can last much longer, so individualized treatment plans are recommended.

Sciatica Treatment Options

Another more natural and less invasive sciatica treatment option is gentle, non-surgical spinal decompression treatment. By gently decompressing the involved spinal discs pressure on the sciatic nerve can be relieved and the pain from sciatica can go away.

If you or somebody you know is suffering from sciatica, contact us today for your free consultation. Our medical professionals can tell you if gentle, non-surgical spinal decompression treatment is a good option for treating your sciatica and other pain and spinal issues.

Contact League City Disc Center at 832-647-0761 to Schedule Your Consultation Today!

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Iris Boothe
Iris Boothe
2023-03-31
I've been here several times for chiropractic treatment and massage. Both services are great. Dr. Vazquez taylors treatment specifically to your needs. Adjustments are never painful but are always effective. He utilizes additional therapies to increase healing. The massages are best I've had. If you're looking for a massage that provides actual relief, this is it. They are familiar with muscle anatomy and understand how to apply massage pressure to release pain and tightness. Everyone here from the techs who deliver the additional therapies, massage techs, the front desk, the Dr. himself are all a great team. From the moment you are greeted at the front door through the time of treatment, everyone is polite and professional. The facility itself is clean and very nice. Whether your pain is from an injury or just stress of life, I recommend giving them a try!
Lia Castrillon
Lia Castrillon
2023-03-22
When I first moved to Texas I didn’t think I would find a chiropractor with the same level of knowledge as the one that I had in my home State. When I needed a chiropractor I found his place driving by and I decided to stop in. The first few visits, I didn’t let him touch my neck. I was scared because my previous doctor had finally fixed my neck after years of pain management. But as Dr Vazquez slowly gained my confidence I was able to let him treat me with no restrictions. Then I hurt my lower back and needed to go a specialist do the MRI and take oral cortisone, pain medication, muscle relaxant and finally a shot of cortisone in my spine. Dr. Vazquez, my chiropractor, started a stretch table treatment, laser and shockwave - that saved me. I still carry my cortisone pills, just in case, but I am living my life normally, of course a little bit more aware of my condition but no more Aleve, cortisone shots etc.. I can say that Dr Vasquez brought back my freedom to go anywhere I want. I do recommend him to all those out there who are in pain with a pinched nerve, sciatica, back pain etc.
Cole Tamara
Cole Tamara
2023-03-21
Dr.V will get you all the way together . Love the environment and staff.
Timothy Beane
Timothy Beane
2023-02-16
I'm plagued by fibromyalga and polyarthritis. I've sought treatment for years to no avail. I'm two weeks into treatment now. This place is the only place that has treated me and given some relief from the symptoms. Hats off the the Dr and therapist! Many thanks. Worth the drive! Highly recommend!
Bret Burright
Bret Burright
2023-02-03
Excellent service. Dr. V gives superior care.
Faye Behnke
Faye Behnke
2023-01-20
Dr V has helped me walk so much better and help get my back pain under control. He is the very best!!!!
Cherie Pryor
Cherie Pryor
2023-01-02
Very professional and helpful. When I felt unheard by other physicians Dr Vasquez eased my concerns by explaining and educating me about the body’s anatomy. And that I wasn’t going crazy nor making things up. Shoot! I’m in pain! I was hopeless and giving up. Until I went to his office. He and his team were so helpful. It started at the entrance. The lady at the desk was kind and welcoming. I have to trust the process if I want to get back to my lifestyle of exercising, running, walking, working, etc. And I’m grateful to have a husband, a friend and concerned life partner who did the steps I couldn’t to find Dr. V! I appreciate Dr Vasquez’s honesty as well as his kind words. The bedside manner Dr. Vasquez and his team have are phenomenal! You ladies rock! Let’s keep thriving towards getting me back on both feet, balanced and feeling whole again!!!! Jeremiah 29:11
John VanDrunen
John VanDrunen
2022-12-16
Keeps my back in shape to avoid missing work and the fun stuff in life. Update; I was a skeptic of acupuncture but it does help. Since I've tried it I have noticed an improvement in my overall health and well being.
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