Sciatica Treatment

Sciatica treatment abroad

Sciatica is the name for the inflammation of the sciatic nerve, a long nerve which starts in the lower back and runs down the back of the legs. If something puts pressure on this nerve, it will most likely lead to pain in the lower back area that can spread down to the hip and leg. In most of cases sciatica only affects one side of the body and spreads to feet and toes. Symptoms of sciatica include pain in the hip, lower back and leg which gets more acute while sitting, weakness and numbness in the leg or foot, and acute pain when standing up. If a person suffers from sciatica it very important to exercise regularly, not wear high heels or uncomfortable shoes that lead to incorrect posture, and preferably sleep on a hard mattress.

Depending on the individual case, sciatica can be debilitating or simply irritating, however it is important to know that if the pain and numbness lead to a loss of bladder and bowel control, a more aggressive treatment will be needed to fight the inflammation. Despite this, in 90% of cases the sciatica patient recovers without undergoing surgery. In order to diagnose sciatica the doctor requires X-rays, MRI scans, CT scans, and nerve conduction studies in order to check if the nerve is damaged. Sciatica can be very painful but usually heals after a few weeks, but medication is usually needed to improve the symptoms and and relieve the pressure that is causing the inflammation. Common therapies for sciatica include anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen and epidural steroid injections, physical therapy (this is also particularly useful in order to prevent future episodes), and surgery, which might be necessary if the nerve is highly injured and the symptoms are not relieved by the non invasive treatments.

Where can I find Sciatica Treatment abroad?

Sciatica Treatment at clinics and hospitals in Germany Sciatica Treatment at clinics and hospitals in South Korea Sciatica Treatment at clinics and hospitals in India,

What affects the final cost of Sciatica Treatment?

There are many factors that can affect the costs

  • Types of Surgery performed
  • Experience of the surgeon
  • Choice of hospital & Technology
  • Rehabilitation cost after surgery
  • Insurance Coverage can affect a person's out of pocket expenses
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Hospitals for Sciatica Treatment

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Top 10 Hospitals for Sciatica Treatment

Following are the best 10 hospitals for Sciatica Treatment in the world:

# Hospital Country City Price
1 Wockhardt Hospital South Mumbai India Mumbai ---    
2 Sikarin Hospital Thailand Bangkok ---    
3 Medipol Mega University Hospital Turkey Istanbul ---    
4 JK Plastic South Korea Seoul ---    
5 American Heart of Poland Poland Bielsko-Biała ---    
6 Sir Ganga Ram Hospital India New Delhi ---    
7 NMC Healthcare - BR Medical Suites United Arab Emirates Dubai ---    
8 Kyung Hee University Hospital South Korea Seoul ---    
9 Burjeel Hospital United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi ---    
10 Manipal Hospital Bangalore India Bangalore ---    

Best doctors for Sciatica Treatment

Following are the best doctors for Sciatica Treatment in the world:

1 Dr Sujoy Bhattacharjee Orthopedecian & Joint Replacement Surgeon Sarvodaya Hospital and Re...

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The information on this page was reviewed and approved by Mozocare team. This page was updated on 16 Jun, 2020.

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