Trapped nerves generally occur in the neck and back. These nerves supply the arms and legs and when compressed or damaged in any way can cause pain, tingling, numbness and sometimes weakness. The most common trapped nerve seen in clinic is the Sciatic nerve. The Sciatic nerve runs all the way from the back, down into the bottocks, down the back of the leg and into the feet and toes. Symptoms of a compressed or damaged Sciatic nerve can cause shooting pain into these areas as well as numbness, tingling or weakness
Research has shown that Osteopathic treatment can help with the reduction of nerve related pain through joint maipulation, gentle stretching and soft tissue release. Postural improvements and advise for changes at work can have a positive impact for reducing the affects of nerve pain. Rupert has been working with patients with nerve related pain for past eleven years and can help you resolve symptoms you may be experiencing. If you have any questions or concerns just get in touch for a no obligation chat.