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... For the first time I am confronted with the problem of having to take prednisone for a sciatica problem. ... (19 replies)
... a couple of weeks of prednisone should be fine. Don't know if sciatica is a recurrent problem for you, but if it is, have you thought about giving acupuncture a try? ... (19 replies)
... Thank you Phyllis, It never dawned on me to carry a list to the doctors office, I have always kept the questions in my head and then I get white coat syndrome my blood pressure goes up and I get totally blank. ... (19 replies)

... I have somewhat the same delimma. I have chronic back pain with radiating pain and used to get epidural injections for it. After finding out that I had osteoporosis I quit getting them. Plus I can't take NSAIDS either due to stomach problems. ... (19 replies)
... usually asks the patient if they have osteoporosis, or other medical probs. My husband was ''not'' given a steroid shot because he has a kidney prob, and was given loads of cream instead after developing a red itchy rash from an allergy to an antibiotic. ... (19 replies)
... Actually, I wasn't even aware that Prednisone was prescribed for Sciatica! apparently I was wrong. ... (19 replies)
... Hi there Taape and Montesflus, I tried the ice packs, in the beginning it was good and soothing then it made the shooting pains more severe. Is sciatica a muscle spasm, is that what is causing the pain, does the nerve go into spasms? ... (19 replies)
... he information. I am scheduled for a MRI, It should be in several days or sooner I am on a waiting list to get in earlier. I had my apt with my spinal doctor and it was very enlightening. Apparently Montesflus I had more back problems then I had realized. ... (19 replies)
... Good Evening Taape, I went to the physical therapist and spent 60min. there, during the time I was there she went over two exercises good for sciatica pain. ... (19 replies)
... I believe that sciatica is exactly the sort of pain that they are expert for. Do keep your regular doc appts. and get your MRI and other scans done, but try and find an acupuncturist too. For some people, they can really work wonders. Check if your insurance will cover it. ... (19 replies)
... how to find one. I guess we were lucky in that we knew someone who had had good results so we asked who they went to and that's where we ended up. I suspect that a doctor wouldn't be much help in a referral to anything other than Western medicine. ... (19 replies)
... Sciatica is a nerve pain, shooting pains, for me it's like an electric shock originating from my back and going down through my hips to my toes. Sometimes I get it down my leg instead. It's very painful. It can mean that the nerve is irriated or being compressed. ... (19 replies)
... p me whatsoever, when you mentioned the electrical currents made your pain sharper, that is exactly what happened to me. I was living at a certain level of pain and thought that was it, the p.t. put on the currents and left the room, and the pain got sharper.I walked in and hobbeled out. ... (19 replies)

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