• elizabeth jacobs elizabeth jacobs
    November 19, 2011
    How can I ease back, sciatic, and nerve pain?
    elizabeth jacobs elizabeth jacobs
    November 19, 2011

    I am having weakness in both legs, back pain, sciatic pain, and numbness down to the foot in my right leg. I have old compression fractures in L4-5 and S1, and I can only sleep on my left side, since lying on my right side causes immediate numbness with excruciating sciatic pain. I am unable to exercise, sit, or stand for more than one hour. I also will get very sharp and intense pain, like getting an electrical shock (only lasting about 30 seconds to a minute) on the bottom of my feet.  What can I do to relieve this pain?

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