Struggling With Sciatica in Catonsville?

our chiropractic clinic helps sciatica pain

If you are experiencing pain that radiates from the back or buttocks all the way down the legs, you may have a common condition called sciatica. Many people look for a Catonsville chiropractor so they don't have to suffer with the pain of sciatica, and many never achieve a long term solution. An untreated sciatic condition can continue to worsen and make the daily tasks of living go from difficult to impossible. This article is aimed at helping you to understand sciatica and explains how chiropractic treatment can help you to overcome it.

Sciatic Treatment in Catonsville

Sciatica is an irritation of the sciatic nerve which is formed by nerves that arise in the low back. Most cases of sciatica are caused by herniations or bulges of one or more spinal discs. The spinal discs are soft tissue structures that separate the vertebrae and act as shock absorbers. When a disc becomes damaged, the cartilage wall on the outside of the disc may be too weak to fully withstand the pressure coming from inside the disc, and the result is a protrusion of the disc into the passageways where the nerves branch off from the spinal cord and exit the spine. This places pressure on the nerves and creates pain, often in the form of sciatica, which begins in the buttock area and may extend down the leg towards the foot.

Sciatica symptom relief has often been hit and miss, but a new treatment option offered by our staff at Johnson Chiropractic and Rehabilitation, P.A. can provide effective relief. Our use of spinal decompression is a state-of-the-art form of spinal traction which utilizes computerized motors to gently and slowly apply a decompressive force to the spine. This can result in reducing pressure in the spinal discs. The system we use can comfortably create negative pressure or suction within the spinal discs that can pull disc bulges and herniations away from nerves.

Using spinal decompression to treat Sciatica:

  • Has an 80-90% success rate in preliminary studies
  • Has demonstrated long-term results in many cases
  • Is much less painful than previous treatments

Our Catonsville chiropractic care facility is very proud to use new technologies to safely treat your pain. We work with most insurance companies to make our services as convenient as possible for you

How Do You Develop Sciatica?

There are a number of factors that can lead to sciatica. It is most commonly caused by disc injuries and bulges. In this occurrence, the disc presses against the nerve root causing the issue. Disc Injuries can occur because of poor posture, repetitive use injuries, and accidents. Sciatica is also common when there are subluxations (misalignments) in the spine due to postural issues, pregnancy, or trauma. Some patients say they simply bent over to pick up a piece of paper and they were hit with extreme pain. The reality is that the spinal condition was probably developing for quite some time before the triggering incident occurred.

Chiropractic care for Sciatica

Chiropractors in Catonsville are highly trained to zero in on the source of the sciatica and to work with the patient in determining the most suitable approach to treatment. After a thorough assessment of the individual's unique issue, gentle adjustments are made that will allow the body to recover its natural alignment.

Some people respond very quickly while others take more time to recover. It really depends on the condition of the disc or the joints that the chiropractor has to correct. In most cases, the longer the issue persists, the longer it will take to achieve correction. The great news is that it typically takes less time to fix an issue like this than it took to create it. Once the position of the spine and discs are improved, patients often report improvements to their overall health. If you are experiencing symptoms of sciatica call our team at Johnson Chiropractic and Rehabilitation today.


9:30am - 6:30pm

9:30am - 6:30pm

9:30am - 6:30pm

9:30am - 6:30pm

9:30am - 6:30pm


Johnson Chiropractic
and Rehabilitation

1126 North Rolling Road
Catonsville, MD 21228
(410) 744-1233