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Sciatic nerve pain is a type of pain affecting the sciatic nerve, a large nerve which extends from the lower back down the back of each leg. Symptoms of Sciatic pain include pain in the rear or the leg which becomes worse when sitting, weakness, numbness or problems moving the leg or foot, a constant pain in one side of the rear, burning or tingling down the leg and a shooting pain that makes it difficult to stand up.
The pain and other symptoms are caused by an irritation it the sciatic nerve. A good way to help relieve the sciatic nerve pain is to use an ice pack or heat to relieve the pain in the affected area.
Another way to help relieve this pain is exercise and massage. A good massage will help relieve pain and prevent it from coming back. The massage relieves the pain in the lower back and increase the range of motion. The massage also helps relieve stress and depression as well as improve sleep. Massage relieves pain, and can also stimulate circulation, release tension, and can help the body to heal itself natural. Massages that use spinal manipulations can increase movement in the lower back, and can relieve the pain caused by a compressed sciatic nerve.
Stretches will also help to relieve pain in the back and legs. Any exercise you do should not be too vigorous and should exclude and hills or uneven places. The pain caused by this nerve tends to be very intense because it is responsible for several muscles in the lower parts of the legs. So if this nerve is damaged it will affect the rest of the body and the muscles it is attached to.
To find out if you have this problem visit your doctor and see what they say. Only use massage or exercise if it has been cleared by your doctor to treat this problem.