There is a nerve in your body known as the sciatic and the disease sciatica is named after this nerve. This is related to this nerve, whenever by some means this nerve gets under some pressure and as a result of this it gets compressed then your body suffers from a severe pain that starts from your lower back and then this pain grows in your legs and sometimes it also reaches the feet. The severity of this pain varies from patient to patient. It is very much intense in case of some patients while some other patients may only feel numbness in their legs along with the little tingling pain.
The symptoms of sciatica treatment Melbourne involves this pain and discomfort but it can be treated with medicines and some therapies. In many patient the severity is not high thereby they get well after 6 weeks. But in some cases when the severity increases and is not treatable with medicines and therapies then there is a need for surgery. But how do you know when and what kind of treatment you require? If your pain is not severe and you are able to perform your jobs of life then the doctor will recommend you some physical activities that maybe is some exercise or some therapy. It includes some physical movement in such a way that it stretches the muscles of your lower back pain and a light exercise. Some muscles of your body heals themselves when they get warm by the motion of your body therefore a light walk with short motions is recommended by your doctor to cure the sciatica which is mild. Too much of bed rest could also give you back pain when your muscles stay in a posture for long time and do not move then it causes you back pains. Therefore, during the sciatica treatment doctor asks you to limit your bed rest and keep your body in motion as much you can. And even after the recovery the doctor asks you to use a firm mattress and a hard mattress and do not tell you to rest on soft mattress.
Another sciatica treatment involves the use of hot and cold packs. These are applied to the area of the pain. Each is applied after one alternatively and these are applied every day as a part of treatment. Along with these the therapies such as massage, remedial massage and yoga are also very helpful in treating the disease of sciatica.