By: Ana Serrano
Sciatica, manifests as a pain that covers the area of the hips, buttocks and lower back; It is usually a symptom in the presence of herniated discs or spasms of the pyramidal muscle. Today, there are a number of treatments that can relieve this discomfort without the need for surgical solutions.
Easy exercises to soothe pain
Although it sounds contradictory, physical exercise is one of the best tools you have when it comes to calming this discomfort, and here we give you a series of methods that with consistency and the proper approval of specialists in the area, will help with your improvement:
- Lie on your back and bend your knees leaving your feet on the floor, flex your right knee and place your ankle on the left thigh forming a triangle, join your hands along the bottom of the left thigh, and bring your legs towards your chest exercising soft pressure for 30 seconds.
2. Sit in a chair, and place your left ankle on your right knee, very carefully lean forward with your back straight trying to bring your chest to your legs. Hold the position for 30 seconds, and go back up.
3. Lie on your back on a firm bed or blanket on the floor, bring your right knee to your chest and with your bent leg proceed to hug it leaving your left leg extended; hold pressure in this position for 30 seconds.
Perform four repetitions with each of the legs allowing each area to relax between repetition and repetition.
Follow this fast routine and not only give pain relief but also help prevent future discomfort.