Your sciatic nerve is extremely important to your function, as it starts in the lower spine and splits into several different nerves in the legs and lower body. Sciatica is the term given to any number of spinal conditions that cause pain. When pain occurs due to sciatica, it radiates down the nerve and results in pain running from the lower back into the legs. Sciatica can be debilitating, as it can make walking, sitting, or even resting painful. There are some conservative treatments to treat sciatica issues, but surgery for sciatica pain can be an extremely effective way for patients on Long Island to alleviate the debilitating pain it can cause.
Chronic sciatic nerve pain can be treated here at Orthopedic Spine Care of Long Island with the support and guidance of our experienced team of doctors.
Effective treatment options that can help manage the painful symptoms you are experiencing are available at Orthopedic Spine Care of Long Island:
Epidural Steroid Injections
At Orthopedic Spine Care of Long Island, our goal is for you to reduce pain safely and effectively. If you and physician select spine surgery as your treatment option for your sciatica pain, our team of experienced spinal surgeons at Orthopedic Spine Care of Long Island will work with you to ensure you have the best possible recovery outcomes. We know what to look for and what to expect with sciatica pain.
Some sciatica conditions or situations are prime candidates for surgical treatment, as they respond best to operative care. They include:
If your sciatica is causing bowel or bladder issues
If you currently are living with a spinal stenosis diagnosis
If non-operative treatments have failed to provide relief
If the nerve issues are causing severe complications
Often, sciatica results from a pinched nerve, a condition which can be treated extremely effectively with surgery. The specific surgical procedure for this type of sciatica pain is called lumbar decompression. The surgery has a high success rate for relieving sciatic nerve-related leg pain, and we will work with you to personalize your recovery process and ensure you get back to your normal activities as soon as possible. Contact us today to start working towards a better, more pain-free life!
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