By helping realign and re-tension the fascial tissue, Bowen Fascial Release Technique can help releive the immediate symptoms of sciatica.
In my clinics, most clients have reported a significant reduction in the level and duration of their sciatic pain following Bowen Fascial Release Technique treatments. Of course, there are some who show no change in pain levels, but they are the exception to the rule.
Up to 40 percent of people are expected to experience sciatica at least once in their life. Sciatica is pain caused by irritation to your sciatic nerves, which run from your lumbar spine, through your buttocks, and down the backs of your legs. The pain can feel like a bad leg cramp, or an excruciating, shooting pain that makes standing or sitting difficult.
The most common symptoms are shooting pains anywhere along your sciatic nerve, including the lumbar spine, buttock, back of your leg, and sometimes your feet and toes. These are typically only on one side of your body.
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