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Back Pain & Sciatica Relief Calgary

Suffering from Back Pain or Sciatica? Get Back Pain & Sciatica Relief Calgary with Physical Therapy

Suffering from Back Pain or Sciatica Calgary?

Get Help with Physical Therapy

Do you have back pain or sciatica pain? You’re not alone! According to the statistics published by WHO, lower back pain is so common that up to 70% of us experience it at least once in our lifetime. For many of us, this pain can even become a chronic issue.

At Caring Hands Physiotherapy, we work towards your relief from back pain and  sciatica, the main goal will be to reduce your symptoms and alleviate the pressure on the sciatic nerve so that your symptom relief is longer lasting. Additional goals will be to heal the injured tissues, reduce inflammation, improve core stability and strength, restore function, and ultimately get you on a sustainable exercise program to help you maintain your outcomes.

How did my back pain or sciatica occur?

In our lower back, we have two large nerves exiting on the right and left sides of your spinal column. These nerves, called the sciatic nerves, are the largest in your body and provide motor and sensory input to your legs. Several different nerve roots join together to form the sciatic nerves, which then divide and branch as they travel into the legs.

With sciatica, something irritates and compresses one of these nerves near the spine, leading to inflammation and tissue damage.
But what’s compressing the sciatic nerve in the first place? Often it’s an injured spinal disc. When a disc ruptures and bulges out, it can press on the nearby nerve. This may happen due to wear and tear, acute trauma, or chronic repetitive stress on the disc.

Back Pain?

Caring Hands Physiotherapy offers you a free consultation with our Physiotherapists at any of our branches. Book your free 1 to1 consultation now. Click Book Now.

Disclaimer: This is free educational consultation to impart health awareness. No treatment will be delivered during the free session.


What are the causes of back pain?

Back pain can be due to Sciatica. This occurs when there is pressure or damage to the sciatic nerve. This nerve starts in the lower back and runs down the back of each leg. This nerve controls the muscles of the back of the knee and lower leg.


Why does my back hurt?

Often back pain doesn’t have one simple cause but may be due to poor posture, lack of exercise, leading to muscle strains or sprains. There are also specific conditions which are linked with pain felt in the back. It’s important to remember that severe pain doesn’t necessarily mean there’s a serious problem. 


How can I get relief from back pain?

It is important to remember that the most important things to do to treat back pain is to keep moving, continue with everyday activities and have a healthy lifestyle. Most commonly, we worry that if they have back pain, doing certain activities such as lifting things, twisting and turning might make their back pain worse. Seek advice from a physical therapist to understand what should be followed for relief.


What are the best exercises for back pain?

It’s better to choose a form of exercise that you enjoy as you’re more likely to stick to it. There are many forms of exercise that have helped people with back pain like, swimming, walking. yoga and Pilates. Ensure all exercise id done under the vigilance of a trainer to prevent further injury.


Physiotherapy can be useful to improve your strength and flexibility. Exercise is one of the most effective treatments for back pain. A physiotherapist can help oversee your exercise programme and recommend specific exercises to help.

At Caring Hands Physiotherapy, we offer treatments, such as manipulation and mobilization of the spinal joints that can help to clear up a spell of back pain along with exercises. These manual therapy techniques are usually carried out by osteopaths, chiropractors and physiotherapists. Call us to make an appointment now.

Back Pain & Sciatica Relief - Service Offered


Beddington NW

open: Mon - Thu 8:30 am - 7:30 pm

open: Fri 8:30 am - 5:30 pm, Sat 9:00 am - 2:00pm

closed: Sun & Stat

Country Hills Landing NW

open: Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

open: Sat 9:00 am - 2:00pm

closed: Sun & Stat

Falconridge NE

open: Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

open: Sat 9:00 am - 3:00pm

closed: Sun & Stat