There are currently over 3 million cases of sciatica every year, and that number is sadly continuing to grow. Why are more people getting this condition? Mostly due to not being able to live a healthy lifestyle for a number of reasons. Some patients sit at a desk most of their day at work, or they aren’t eating properly and gained weight that causes extra pressure on the spine, and many have had accidents or pregnancies that caused their sciatic nerves to cause them trouble. Finding a method of pain relief can be a trying process for sciatica sufferers, so keep an open mind, and check out some of these options for treating your pain.
Foam rollers are extremely popular now because they work really well, and are easily available. You can buy one at any sports shop, or online, or also at any therapist office usually. Rolling over it in various positions can start to decrease your pain, and stimulate areas you traditionally cannot touch with massages or regular stretching.