Sciatica Blog Posts

Why Your Leg Pain Feels Worse When Lying Down

Medical illustration of a skeleton with the sciatic nerve highlighted in red indicating pain, numbness or tingling.
Adjusting your posture and sleeping position can reduce sciatica pain when lying down, helping you get a good night’s sleep.

Sciatica Stretches and Exercises for Seniors

Senior woman doing a hamstring stretch for sciatic pain
Sciatica stretches and exercises that are gentle on the body and easy to perform are especially helpful for older adults looking for pain relief.

2 Little-Known Treatments for Piriformis Syndrome

TENS Electrotherapy Unit
Learn about your treatment options for piriformis syndrome.

3 Techniques for Coping with Chronic Sciatica

Woman sitting on the floor meditating.
Not all relief from chronic sciatica requires a prescription.

2 Common Mistakes That Provoke Sciatica Symptoms

Woman wearing high heels, sitting on a step and holding her ankle in pain.
Dropping these 2 common habits can bring meaningful relief from your sciatica symptoms.

What Is Your Piriformis Muscle and Why Does It Hurt So Much?

Medical illustration of the piriformis muscle
Learn why your piriformis muscle may be provoking pain in your buttock or leg.

2 Exercises to Relieve Sciatica Symptoms Caused by Isthmic Spondylolisthesis

Three people sitting in chairs doing the seated hamstring stretch
Exercise can bring meaningful relief from your isthmic spondylolisthesis symptoms.