Sciatica pain treatment

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What is sciatica?

Back pain from sciatica is caused by a condition or injury irritating your sciatic nerve. It might appear in your lower back or radiate all the way to your buttocks and hips or down the legs to your feet that requires advanced sciatica pain treatment.

Common causes of lower back pain

When something in your lower back doesn’t feel right, it’s often your body’s way of signaling that there’s a problem with your spine.

When lower back pain keeps you from working, sleeping, traveling, or spending time with family it’s time to see an experienced spine specialist to explore sciatica pain treatment options.

At OrthoIndy, we treat a wide variety of spine-related injuries and conditions, including:


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Treating your sciatica pain

Every patient is unique. After our spine team’s experts make an accurate diagnosis of what’s causing your sciatica pain symptoms, we’ll create an individualized sciatica pain treatment plan to help you heal and feel stronger.

Most of the time, getting rid of chronic lower back pain doesn’t require spine surgery for sciatica to help you start to feel better.

At OrthoIndy, your needs are always at the center of our approach. Your doctor will work with you, considering your goals and lifestyle needs to create a sciatica pain treatment plan that’s right for you.

Our goal is to help you get normal back—whatever your normal looks like—using proven, non-surgical interventions, such as: 

Sometimes, non-surgical sciatica pain treatments fail to provide back pain relief. In those instances, a spine specialist may recommend surgery for back pain from sciatica.

The best sciatica doctors in Indianapolis

OrthoIndy’s world-class spine surgeons provide cutting-edge sciatica pain treatments like minimally-invasive surgery for patients with the most severe back injuries and conditions that don’t get better with conservative care options.

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Lower back surgery isn’t for everyone. In fact, 90% of patients don’t actually need surgery as a sciatica pain treatment to get back to normal.

If you’ve seen a back doctor elsewhere who recommends surgery, make sure your diagnosis is correct before saying yes or no. Take time to see an OrthoIndy spine specialist to explore alternative sciatica pain treatments and find out what’s really going on back there.

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“I am so happy that I had spine surgery, and I am so thankful OrthoIndy was able to help me. My back pain doesn’t restrain me anymore. and I am so happy to have my life back.”

Audrey Symmes