Here are some things you can do to help relieve sciatica: Apply ice to the affected area. Check with your doctor what medications you can take to help reduce swelling. Stretch the affected muscles (lie down and pull one knee to your chest and hold and breath. Repeat with other leg) Wear a back [...]
The pain should reduce quite soon after birth but here’s a relieving exercise you can do: Lie on your back on the floor with legs hip-width apart. With a relaxed upper body, hold and pull your knee up into your chest area or as near as you can and breath Keep your other leg [...]
If the sciatic is only due to pregnancy it should subside within a few weeks after birth. As your fluids dissipate and uterus returns to normal size the pressure on the nerve is released. Also, hormone levels will return to normal levels too and muscles, that hold everything in place will regain their former [...]
Not actually having the baby but weight gain in pregnancy affects the pelvis. The fluid build up and expanding uterus can add pressure in the pelvic area and put pressure on the sciatic nerve.
Many things can cause Sciatica during pregnancy. The sudden weight gain can contribute to the pressure on the spine and lead to temporary pregnancy sciatica. Also, hormones make muscles subtle and relaxed. This in turn leads to things like piriformis, compression on the sciatic nerve due to relaxed pelvic muscles, or herniated disc which is [...]