Hi there. I was wondering if acupuncture can be used to treat sciatic nerve pain? Thanks for your help.
Yes, for some people acupuncture can help sciatica pain. Sciatica usually does clear up on its own, but acupuncture can help to speed up the process. Other things such as stretching, walking, and other forms of light activity can sometimes be helpful, as well. Here's an article on acupuncture that you might find useful, and here are some links to things on our site that you might find useful, as well. Good luck!
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