Also known as “Sciatica”, and can be the result of a disc herniation, lumbar radiculopathy describes any radiating pain in the legs originating from the lumbar spine. It has very similar characteristics to sciatica including: numbness and tingling in the legs, possible muscle weakness in the legs, and pain.
How Physical Therapy Helps Lumbar Radiculopathy
Patients can expect positive outcomes when PT is their first choice for lumbar radic. Through a full PT assessment we can determine the cause of their pain, what is aggravating their symptoms, and what potentially alleviates their symptoms. From this exam we can determine a full plan of care that will eliminate this pain for good. Call us today to find out how we can help you eliminate pain quickly and get back to what you love to do!