When the lumbar nerve root becomes pressed, it cause great pain in the sciatic nerve. These are some vertebrae abnormalities that can pressure this nerve: spondylolisthesis, a herniated disk, spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease, etc.
Some of the most common symptoms of sciatica are numbness or tingling sensation, leg pain, weakness that goes from the lower back through your buttock and goes down the sciatic nerve. It’s in the back side of your legs.
The pain is characterized as throbbing and can make movement very difficult. It also becomes much worse after many hours of standing or sitting; throughout the night; after stress; sneezing or coughing.
Doctors usually recommend their patients to take various painkillers, but you can also find help in some muscle stretching exercises. You’ll notice great improvement after some time.
These Are The Best 2 Simple Exercises That Will Help You Against Sciatica:
These are exercises that will relieve the pain as well as the inflammation.
At first, you might find it difficult because the exercises should be done slowly. You should make more stretches while you breathe out.
Lie down. Bend the leg that hurts. Try to pull it a little bit on the way to your shoulder. You should feel the stretch well. Remain in the same position for 30 seconds.
Then, straighten your legs. Pause for a while and then repeat this exercise twice.
For the other exercise you should also lie down on the floor. Bend your knees. Pull them on the way to your chest, but do that really slowly. Just don’t raise your buttocks from the ground.
After that, cross your legs. Pull your healthy leg with your hand. Remain in the same position for 60 seconds. Then, go back into the initial position and release your legs.
Repeat the same exercise 2 times.
These 2 stretching exercises are very powerful and will improve your blood circulation, but also remove the muscle stagnation. You’ll make your recovery from sciatica faster and also alleviate the terrible pain!