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Sciatica

Sciatica is the symptoms of leg pain and possibly tingling, numbness or weakness that originates in the lower back and travels through the buttock and down the large sciatic nerve in the back of the leg.

Causes of Sciatica

In addition to the most common causes, a number of other conditions can cause sciatica, including:

  • Pregnancy- The changes that the body goes through during pregnancy, including weight gain, a shift on one's center of gravity, and hormonal changes, can cause sciatica during pregnancy.
  • Scar tissue- If scar tissue compresses the nerve root, it can cause sciatica.
  • Muscle strain - In some cases, inflammation related to a muscle strain can put pressure on a nerve root and cause sciatica.
  • Spinal tumor- In rare cases, a spinal tumor can impinge on a nerve root in the lower back and cause sciatica symptoms.
  • Infection- While rare, an infection that occurs in the low back can affect the nerve root and cause sciatica.

Common Sciatica Symptoms

Low back pain may be present along with the leg pain, but typically the leg pain is markedly more severe than the low back pain.

Some combination of the following symptoms is common:
  • Lower back pain, if experienced at all, is not as severe as leg pain
  • Constant pain in only one side of the buttock or leg, but rarely both the right and left sides
  • Pain that originates in the low back or buttock and continues along the path of the sciatic nerve - down the back of the thigh and into the lower leg and foot
  • Pain that feels better when patients lie down or are walking, but worsens when standing or sitting
  • Pain that is typically described as sharp or searing, rather than dull
  • Some experience a "pins-and-needles" sensation, numbness or weakness, or a prickling sensation down the leg
  • Weakness or numbness when moving the leg or foot
  • Severe or shooting pain in one leg that may make it difficult to stand up or walk
  • Depending on where the sciatic nerve is affected, the pain and other symptoms may also include foot pain or pain in the toes.

What you need to include to reduce inflammation

  • Your diet needs to contain fibre rich foods, lots of fruits and vegetables that will prevent constipation.
  • Oily fish such as salmon, sardines, herrings and mackerel, and halibut rich in omega 3 fatty acids.
  • Moderate amounts of grass fed beef. Fresh pineapple, berries of all sorts are anti-inflammatory aid healing and also enhance the immune system.
  • 2 - 3 cups of green tea per day with its fabulous anti-oxidant properties
  • Turmeric, garlic, ginger
  • The B vitamins are highly important and can be found in green peas, spinach, navy beans, nuts, pinto beans, bananas, sweet potatoes, whole grain fortified cereals and breads and unpolished rice and legumes. Use supplements of B1 and B12 especially or a B complex (including all 8 B vitamins) vitamin if you are not including enough of them in your diet. B12 is needed by the body in small quantities but it is essential. It is not found in plant sources (except for seaweed) so if you do not eat any animal products at all you will need to make sure you take a good B12 supplement.
  • Foods rich in Vitamins A, such as dairy products - milk, cheese and yogurt, carrots, dark green leafy vegetables, orange-coloured fruits, e.g. mangoes and apricots, fortified margarine, eggs, mackerel and other oily fish. The beta carotene that helps the formation of vitamin A in the body can be found in general orange or yellow fruits and vegetables but some green vegetable s where the tell tale orange pigment is hidden by the presence of chlorophyll. These are broccoli, apricots, carrots and sweet potatoes.
  • Vitamin C is found in fruits - especially citrus, regular and sweet potatoes, cabbage, spinach broccoli, tomatoes, and green and yellow vegetables.
  • Vitamin K sources such as broccoli and spinach, alfalfa, vegetable oils and cereals.
  • Drink plenty of water. Your body needs adequate water to function at an optimum level. Adults need between 1.5 - 3 litres a day.

What you need to avoid

Cut out all animal products in the first two weeks except fatty fish. Food items that will result in prostaglandins that are more prone to increase inflammation are a high use of Safflower oil, Sunflower oil, corn oil, Sesame oil, margarine, vegetable shortening and partially hydrogenated oils this includes products made with these items - check your labels!

As one of the causes of sciatica can be stress - the result of which the hormone levels become elevated and released through nerve endings so you need to avoid stressor foods such as caffeine (again check the labels caffeine crops up in a lot of products), processed foods, carbonated drinks, refined sugar and chocolate. Alcohol and smoking cigarettes also produces a stress reaction in the body.


The following products are recommended for bringing order to the Lifestyle Disorders.

Supplements Sciatica

  • Multivitamin
  • Gluta-C
  • Glusel E
  • Omega-3
  • Calzim-D
  • Glucosamine HCL
  • Ginseng
  • Bone Health
  • Protein Powder
  • Super B
Dosage recommendation can be sought from our specialist at My HealthWorks Clinics/ Telephonically.

Yoga Positions for Sciatica

  • Matsyakridasana
  • Ardha Shalbhasana
  • Vyaghrasana
  • Saral Dhanurasana
  • Shashankasana
  • Nadisodhana Pranayam