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Surgical Alternative- Rehabilitate your Pain

At Surgical Alternative our main goal is to rehabilitate your pain. People come see us for many different reasons. A lot of times, we’re the last option because they’ve done all the traditional western medicine they know to do.  When their condition first started they stretched, they iced and took […]


Helping those suffering from a pinched sciatic nerve

Sciatic Pain- How to get relief! Part 2

If the sciatic pain is related to a hip that is rotated forward, the sciatic pain may actually be connected with an overtight illiacus muscle (located within the inside curve of the hip bone). When the hip rotates forward it will actually overstretch the piraformis and this can cause the […]

Sciatica Pain- How to get relief! Part 1

When I was in massage school, we were taught that sciatica (shooting nerve pain that travels down the back of the leg) was most often caused by a tight hip rotator muscle called the piraformis ( a muscle in the gluteal region of the lower limb).  The piraformis connects our tailbone (or sacrum) to the […]

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