Sciatica - Causes, Prevention, Cure & Medicine - Atiyaherbs

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Sciatica is a condition where a person suffers from pain in the sciatic nerve, the largest nerve in the body.


  • Pain or burning sensation in the back
  • Radiating pain
  • Numbness in the affected area
  • Constant pain in only one side of the buttock or leg
  • Pain that feels better when patients lie down or are walking
  • Pain typically described as sharp or searing
  • A pins-and-needles sensation
  • Numbness or weakness
  • Prickling sensation down the leg in some cases
  • Weakness or numbness when moving the leg or foot
  • Severe or shooting pain in one leg
  • Pain in the toes
  • Lower back pain


  • Slip Disc (disc herniation)
  • Irritation of the sciatic nerve
  • Injury while trying to lift or carry a heavy load
  • Lumbar spinal stenosis (narrowing of the spinal cord in the lower back)
  • Spondylolisthesis (condition where a disk slips forward over the vertebra below it)
  • Tumours within the spine (these may compress the root of the sciatic nerve)
  • Infection (ultimately affecting the spine)
  • Injury within the spine

Prevention and Precautions

  • Protect your back
  • Practice proper lifting techniques
  • Avoid/ stop smoking
  • Exercise regularly to strengthen back and abdominal muscles
  • Use proper posture when sitting, standing, and sleeping
  • Avoid sitting for long periods

Lifestyle and Dietary Tips

  • Weight control
  • Avoid carrying heavy loads
  • Avoid prolonged sitting
  • Learn techniques to reduce stress on the back

Home Remedies

  • Garlic milk
  • Hot and Cold compress
  • Essential oils
  • Ginger
  • Turmeric
  • Vitamins
  • Celery juice
  • Aloe Vera
  • Elderberries Juice
  • Horseradish
  • Chamomile Tea
  • Lemon juice
  • Apple cider vinegar

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