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Sciatica (cont.)


Common sense should tell someone what to do.

  • Continue the simple home care measures for easing the pain. Use pain medicines, both over the counter and those prescribed for by a doctor.
  • Avoid reinjuring oneself. Pain will be someone's guide. If hurting too much, back off on that activity and rest. Go slowly, if necessary, but try to keep active.
  • Using a cane or a crutch for support will be helpful until the pain is under control.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/24/2015

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