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Sciatic Nerve Pain - What It Is and How to Treat

If sciatic nerve pain is making your life miserable, here are some tips to relieve your pain.

Sciatica is pain, tingling, or numbness produced by an irritation of the nerve roots that lead to the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is formed by the nerve roots coming out of the spinal cord into the lower back. It goes down through the buttock, and then its branches extend down the back of the leg to the ankle and foot.

What causes sciatica nerve pain?

The most common cause of sciatica is a bulging or ruptured disc (herniated disc) in the spine pressing against the nerve roots that lead to the sciatic nerve.

Do I have sciatic nerve pain?

Symptoms of sciatica include pain that begins in your back or buttock and moves down your leg and may move into your foot. Weakness, tingling, or numbness in the leg may also occur.

What should I do if I have Sciatic Nerve Pain?

In many cases sciatica pain will resolve on its own without treatment, but it can potentially lead to permanent nerve damage and will often reoccur if you don’t take action. First, realize what’s causing it. Anything that causes increased stress on your spine can increase your risk, and this includes not only obesity and diabetes (which increases your risk of nerve damage) but also other issues such as:




  • Prolonged sitting
  • Twisting your back
  • Carrying heavy loads
  • Driving a vehicle for long periods of time

Although medications are commonly prescribed for the treatment of sciatica, evidence for analgesics is poor. Specifically non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSIADS) e.g. ibuprofen, do not appear to improve immediate pain and all NSAIDs appear about equivalent. Evidence is also lacking in use of opioid pain pills and muscle relaxants.

Sciatica Pain Relief is Finally Here!

The drug-free and safe alternative for sciatic nerve pain relief is ActiPatch®. The ActiPatch® is an award winning drug-free micro medical device that uses Electromagnetic Pulse Therapy to reduce sciatic pain symptoms. ActiPatch® is drug and ingredient-free so is safe for continuous use and can be used while taking any other medication. Unlike a TENS machine, you will not feel heat or vibration. In fact, ActiPatch® is completely sensation free, so the only thing you are going to feel is better.

The ActiPatch® should be placed on your lower back, over the site of the pain, for effective sciatic nerve pain relief therapy. The device lasts for up to 720 hours of pain relief.  Wear continuously in one area until pain diminishes.  The more you wear it, the better it works!  The device is safe to use 24/7.This mobile pain relief technology can be easily integrated into your daily activity routine making it easy to move freely without any inconvenience.

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