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Millar Chiropractic Clinics

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Clinics in Huntsville, Madison, Jones Valley and Decatur, Alabama
Huntsville, AL 35801
Phone: (800) 462-4476
Fax: (256) 519-3549

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Leg Pain
Leg Weakness

Sciatica and Chiropractic

Pain that radiates from your lower (lumbar) spine to your buttock and down the back of your leg is the hallmark of sciatica. Occasionally, sciatic pain in men is caused by sitting on a wallet. It can be as simple as a muscle spasm (periformis) or as complex as a herniated disc, Sciatica affect millions of Americans daily. Millar Chiropractic specializes in getting to the root cause and fixing sciatica.  

Millar Chiropractic Clinics specializes in Sciatica, Leg Pain and Leg Weakness. Sciatica which is pain down a leg with or without leg weakness. What causes that pain can be as simple as a spam in the piriformis muscle or as complex at a radiculopathy (radiating leg pain or weakness) from a herniated disc. We like to get to the cause of sciatica and fix the problem if possible. We have successfully treated thousands of patients with sciatica over the years. There is no shortcut and experience and knowhow makes a difference when dealing with sciatica. Find out what 8500 of your Alabama friends and neighbors already know... Millar Chiropractic Clinics. 

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The great sciatic nerve is the longest and largest (widest) nerve in your body. It runs from your back to your pelvis, through your hip area and buttocks and down each leg to the feet. It is derived from spinal nerves L4 through S3 and it contains fibres from the lumbosacral plexus. The sciatic nerve branches into smaller nerves as it travels down the legs providing feeling to your thighs, legs, and feet as well as controlling many of the muscles in your lower legs. The term sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the path of this nerve.

What causes Sciatica?

Sciatica is actually a sign that you have an underlying problem putting pressure on, irritating or compressing the great sciatica nerve or its nerve roots. The most common cause of this nerve compression is a bulging or herniated lumbar disc. Other common causes of sciatica include the following lower back and hip conditions: degenerative disc disease, lumbar spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, and piriformis syndrome. Other acute causes of sciatica include coughing, muscular hypertension, and sneezing. Piriformis syndrome is another common cause of sciatica. The piriformis is a muscle that lies directly over the sciatic nerve. If this muscle becomes tight or if you have a spasm in this muscle, it puts pressure directly on the sciatic nerve.

Also occasionally sciatic pain in men is caused by sitting on a wallet. Finally sciatica can be caused by nerve injury which occurs about 3.0% of the time during total hip replacements and nearly 8% of the time with total hip revisions.

So you can see that Sciatica can be caused by anyone or several of these together. For that reason you need someone that specializes in sciatica. A Doctor that will turn over the rocks and get to the root cause of your sciatica and then treat it if possible. So to treat sciatica you need to get to the root cause of sciatica otherwise your treating the wrong thing. The Doctors of Millar Chiropractic Clinics make sciatica one of our specialties. We love the "sciatica challenge"  

How do I know if I have sciatica?

Pain that radiates from your lower (lumbar) spine to your buttock and down the back of your leg is the hallmark of sciatica. Sciatica may be accompanied by numbness, tingling, and muscle weakness in the affected leg. This pain can vary widely, from a mild ache to a sharp, burning sensation or excruciating discomfort. Sometimes it may feel like a jolt or electric shock. Sciatic pain often starts gradually and intensifies over time. It's likely to be worse when you sit, cough or sneeze.

How is Sciatica Treated?

The vast majority of the time, sciatic pain can be relieved through a combination of therapy, stretches, traction, deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy and chiropractic care. When the cause is a bulging or herniated disc, DTS decompression traction may be indicated. If the sciatica has produced leg weakness or nerve problems then you must also address and treat the nerve damage. 

Call Millar Chiropractic Clinics today Toll Free 1-800 462-4476 for your Free Sciatica Consultation/Meeting. 

Click the links below to get more information on our area of specialization: 

Disc Problems 

Low Back Pain 

Neck Pain 



Sciatica and Leg Pain

Degenerative Disc Disease

Facet Pain and Degenerative Facet Disease

Bulging Disc

Herniated Disc


See what do over 8,500 of your Alabama friends and neighbors already know, that "Millar's Got Your Back." We have earned their trust and we want to earn yours too. After treating that many patients, we understand YOUR need to STOP YOUR PAIN TODAY. 

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Millar Chiropractic Clinics - 
Appointment Center (All Clinics)
Huntsville, Madison, and Jones Valley Alabama
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  • Toll Free: 1-800 Go Chiro (1-800-462-4476)
  • Local Phone: (256) 830-0000

Millar Chiropractic Clinics - Corporate Office
Millar Chiropractic Associates, Inc. 
PO Box 21157
Huntsville, Alabama 35813

Millar Chiropractic Corporate Office - Huntsville AL
Operations, Billing, Human Resources, Purchasing, Act Payable

  • Phone: (256) 519-3550

  • Email Us at info@millarchiropractic.com

Millar Chiropractic-Madison AL
Dr. Justin Walbom, DC
1908 Slaughter Rd
Madison AL 35758
(256) 430-2700


Millar Chiropractic-Huntsville AL (Jones Valley)
Dr. Jessica Davis, DC
2124 Cecil Ashburn Dr SE, Ste 150
Huntsville, AL 35802
(256) 713-1830

Millar Chiropractic-Huntsville AL (Downtown)
Dr. Ken Randolph, DC
2021 Clinton Ave W, Ste A
Huntsville, AL 35805
(256) 539-2000

Millar Chiropractic - Huntsville AL (Williams Ave)
Dr. Greg Millar, DC CCEP  |  Dr. Jack Langston, DC  | Dr Helen Stoddart, MD
303 Williams Ave SW, Ste 133
Huntsville, Alabama 35801

(256) 539-7077

Neuropathy Laser Center Huntsville 

Dr. Greg Millar, DC CCEP  & Dr. Helen Stoddart, MD
303 Williams Ave SW, Ste 114
Huntsville, Alabama 35801
(256) 830-4545
1-800 Why Hurt


Alabama Laser Spine Decompression
Dr. Greg Millar, DC CCEP  & Dr. Helen Stoddart, MD
303 Williams Ave SW, Ste 114
Huntsville, Alabama 35801
(256) 539-1000

American Spine & Rehab
2021 Clinton Ave W
Huntsville, Alabama 35805
(256) 519-6800


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