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4 Moves For Sciatica That Hit The Spot

Posted on by Peter Batz, PT, DPT, OCS, CMTPT/DN, AIB-VR/CON

There’s a good chance that you or someone you know has experienced “sciatica” issues. According to the Cleveland Clinic, about 40% of the population in the U.S. will experience sciatica symptoms at some point in their life. The sciatic nerve is made up of multiple nerve roots that travel from the back into the lower leg. You have one sciatic nerve on each side of your body, making it common for people to have symptoms on one side and not the other. Since the nerve travels from the back and down into your leg, there can be multiple areas in which the nerve can be affected, causing similar symptoms. For this reason, it is important to identify the root of the problem causing the source of pain. Click here to learn more about the sciatic nerve and symptoms of sciatica.


Stretch of the Week: Reclined Pigeon

Posted on by Athletico

The final week of July’s stretch is called Reclined Pigeon. This will stretch the outer hip, piriformis, gluteal, and low back musculature. You will get a bonus stretch through the front hip flexors as well!


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