Before you begin treatment, you need to identify the cause of the inflammation of the sciatic nerve. It can be a disease of the spine, pinching the nerve roots by the tumor, viral or toxic damage of the sciatic nerve. In order to understand the cause of the inflammation, carried out x-ray examination, and CT and magnetic resonance imaging of the lumbosacral. On this basis and assigned to optimal treatment.


For the treatment of inflammation of the sciatic nerve blockade apply for it go with the solution of "Novocain", "Metipred" injection "Rumalon", vitamins of group B. Also a significant relief to the patients bring drugs that reduce excessive muscle tone.


Good effect in the treatment of inflammation of the sciatic nerve gives physiotherapy traditional, time-tested procedures. These include: ultrasound, phonophoresis with hydrocortisone, sinusoidal modulated currents, ultraviolet irradiation, pulsed magnetic field. Also used electroneurostimulation, but only as irritation areas of the skin defined by electric currents for complete relief or attenuation of pain.

Manual therapy

Sometimes patients for the treatment of inflammation of the sciatic nerve is prescribed manual therapy. It gives good results in a short period of time. However, this method of treatment has quite a large list of contraindications: abnormalities of the spine, osteoporosis and other. For this reason, doctors prescribe it rarely, most often recommended therapeutic exercise and massage. But the procedure must be regular, otherwise the healing process will take several months.

People's ways

Doctors often recommended as the treatment of inflammation of the sciatic nerve to use traditional methods. For example, for patients shown herbal baths. They are the roots of calamus, chamomile, knotweed, sage, flowers of grasses and other herbs. In addition, to cure the inflammation by using the mineral wax, paraffin, mud therapy, radon and sulphide bath. All this has a calming effect on the nervous system, which can relieve spasms and tension. It is also necessary to reduce the load on the inflamed nerve should sleep on a hard mattress. In this case, you will be able to be as comfortable as possible, and movement will bring a minimum of inconvenience.