Sciatic Pain: “Sciatica”
Sciatic pain, also known as Sciatica, is associated with severe and sometimes debilitating leg pain, with possible leg numbness, tingling and even weakness. Sciatica usually originates in the Lumbar spine and associated with injury, disc herniation’s, spinal or neuro-foraminal stenosis causing nerve impingement. The nerve impingement can cause burning/electric radiating pain from the lower back, through the buttock, and extending through the back of the leg, the Sciatic Nerve. Other causes of Sciatica could be degenerative disc disease, spondylolisthesis, poor posture, and repetitive activities.
Dr. Batson treats Sciatic pain through specific Chiropractic Spinal Manipulation of the spine, sacrum, and ilium for restoration of spinal and sacroiliac bio-mechanical function, reduction of pain, improvement in range of motion and reduction of soft tissue irritation. K-Lazer Therapy, also known as “Photobiomodulation”, is used to increase circulation to the lumbar region and spinal nerve roots to reduce inflammation, improve healing, reduce pain and increase normal activities. K-Laser utilizes specific wavelengths of light energy (red and near-infrared) to create therapeutic effects at the cellular levels. Lordex lumbar decompression therapy can also be utilized for decompression of the lumbar disc and spinal nerve roots and rehabilitation of the lumbar disc and lumbar joint structures.
Dr. Batson is a Palmer College of Chiropractic graduate, practicing in a solo practice for over twenty eight years. Dr. Batson utilizes the PIERCE RESULTS SYSTEM of spinal analysis and treatment consisting of utilizing Examination, X-ray analysis with Video-Fluoroscopy (motion X-Ray imaging), very specific chiropractic manipulation techniques, lumbar decompression therapy, and the K-Laser therapy. Dr. Batson treats patients of Willowbrook and the surrounding communities of Darien, Burr Ridge, Downers Grove, Hinsdale, Oakbrook, Claredon Hills, Westmont, and the Tri-State regions.