Thrive Chiropractic-Chiropractor In Branson MO

574 Highway 248, STE. 4 Branson, MO 65616

(417) 598-0080

 

Can Chiropractic Help Sciatica?

It usually starts with a dull, achy pain in your low back which then begins to radiate into your butt, then down the back of your thigh, then sometimes into your leg and sometimes even to your foot.

For some people the pain is severe, disabling and scary.  For others it comes and goes and is irritating and frustrating.

I am talking about Sciatica, an irritation to the sciatic nerve, which runs down the back side of your thigh, leg and into your foot.

10-40% of people will get Sciatica at some point in their lifetime.

The most common causes of sciatica are having a spinal disc rubbing on one of the nerve roots that make up the Sciatic nerve and muscle spasm in the back or buttock.

There are of course other, less common causes of sciatica.

So, if muscle spasms and spinal discs are the most common causes of Sciatica, what things might lead to those problems?

  1. Aging, which tends to cause changes to the spine, like bone spurs and herniated discs.
  2. Diabetes
  3. Being overweight
  4. Not exercising regularly
  5. Wearing high-heeled shoes
  6. Sleeping on a mattress that is too hard or too soft
  7. Smoking
  8. Jobs that involve sitting or driving for long period of time, twisting your back or carrying heavy things.

The good news is that most cases of Sciatica respond very well to chiropractic care and gentle exercises.

The thing that muscle spasms and disc problems in the low back have in common is that they usually involve some level of misalignment of the pelvis and segmental immobility of the Lumbar vertebra.

Think of segmental immobility like a kink in a bicycle chain.

Improving mobility and misalignment is essentially what a chiropractic adjustment does and relief can come rather quickly too.

I guess you could say that a chiropractic adjustment is a “de-kinker” of your spine.

Anyway . . . the whole point of all of this is to get YOU back to doing your favorite activities and putting a smile back on your face!

God Bless,

Dr. Tim

If you are an existing patient, you can schedule online HERE

If you are a new patient, you can schedule an appointment online HERE.

If you want to schedule the old fashioned way, give us a call at (417) 598-0080.

 This information should not be substituted for medical or chiropractic advice. Any and all health care concerns, decisions, and actions must be done through the advice and counsel of a health care professional who is familiar with your updated medical history.

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Monica Silva-Mahnkey
Monica Silva-Mahnkey
October 11, 2021.
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Had my first visit today! Receptionist are great and Doctor Tim was very thorough explained in detail and came up with a game plan to get me back on my feet and feeling better. I did leave felling better than when I came in. I’m looking forward to the end results and being able to run again and just feel better in general!
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Amanda Guidry
Amanda Guidry
August 5, 2021.
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Dr.O is fantastic! He has helped me to move freely and pain-free. I definitely recommend THRIVE chiropractic if you experience sore feet, sore neck, tight back muscles, anxiety... GO GO GO get an evaluation and adjustment and see for your self!
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Jeremy Harrison
Jeremy Harrison
July 1, 2020.
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Dr. Tim is great! I stopped in while on vacation and dr Tim lined my neck and back up!
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Ashley Jo Loman
Ashley Jo Loman
May 21, 2020.
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I would recommend Thrive Chiropractic to anyone!! Extremely thorough and informative. Great staff and Dr Onge is terrific. Convenient times and scheduling. Thanks for all y'all do!! Keep up the great work!
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Nicole Renee
Nicole Renee
January 4, 2020.
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When I showed up I had terrible posture, shoulder pain, depression, anxiety, burning headaches uo the back of my head, and problems sleeping.. after my first adjustment almost all of my symptoms were gone after consistent care I feel 100% better. All of the mentioned symptoms haven't returned. My 9 year old son lats in bed for hours before falling asleep, since his adjustment hes asleep within 15 nib. Also my 8 year old son has been having a wet bed for a year straight I took him in and he was adjusted after only 1 adjustment he was dry for 13 days straight then had 4 nights of wet cause his lumber was back out of place. We made an apt again and sure enough hes been dry 2 days again. I am convinced weekly visits for him until his muscles adjust to holding it into place is perfect. Dr. Tim is my hero.
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Kim Little
Kim Little
September 19, 2019.
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I treated with Dr Tim following an auto accident and he was awesome! I told him I feel "a million percent better" after being treated in his office for lower back pain, sciatica and hip pain. I saw a pain specialist and went to physical therapy, neither provided relief. I saw Dr Tim and started getting immediate results. My 82 year old dad was in the same accident and also treated with Dr. Tim. He is now pain-free following his treatments! Elana in the front office is so nice - the whole office atmosphere is relaxed and everyone is so friendly. I highly recommend Dr. Tim and Dr. Jeni.
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Marjory Lucus Brooks
Marjory Lucus Brooks
June 24, 2019.
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Visiting from another state and husband and myself needed adjusting. They worked us in, spent a lot of time getting to know our issues and we felt great! Highly recommend to anyone and we will definitely return.
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Jessica Cleary
Jessica Cleary
January 27, 2019.
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❤️ Love Dr. Tim and Jenni! They have a clear understanding of how the boy works and they know how to keep me feeling tmy best as a working mom and wife. Highly Recommend Thrive Chiropractic!
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Shasta Cleary
Shasta Cleary
January 10, 2019.
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Highly recommend Thrive Chiropractic! Jenni and Tim really know what they are doing and have helped me live my best life.
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Janice Hundley
Janice Hundley
November 29, 2018.
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Explained to me how the effects of Subluxation works on muscle dysfunction and nervous system function as well as on posture and spinal joints.
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