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Sciatica Online Boot Camp Program Course (Practitioner)

Sciatica Online Boot Camp Program Course (Practitioner)

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The Sciatica Online Boot Camp Program Course is a 6-week online training program aimed to significantly improve pain and function in the short and long term

Sciatica refers to injury or irritation to the sciatic nerve (radiculopathy is the correct diagnostic term). Usually due to a disc herniation that peaks between 30-50 years of age. Males are more commonly affected. One of the most painful spinal conditions impacting 1-5% of the population each year. It is commonly recurrent. Modifiable risk factors include smoking, obesity, occupation, and health status.

What are the current treatments?

  • Most people recover from an acute bout of sciatica
  • Surgery is an effective treatment in the short term but no better than conservative treatment in the long term (12 months)
  • Epidural injections may provide small, short-term benefits in some patients
  • No clear benefit of oral medication
  • No known benefit from TENS, ultrasound, or traction
  • Yoga and swimming recommended
  • Multimodal care including self-management, exercises, and manual therapy is recommended

How can the Online Boot Camp Program Course help those with sciatica?

  • The 6-week Boot Camp Program for sciatica is a comprehensive approach, incorporating the best available research
  • Combines manual therapy, tailored and directional exercises, and instruction on self-management strategies, using a cognitive-behavioral approach
  • Includes postural training with activities of daily living
  • Helps reduce disc herniation and nerve compression