Piriformis/Sciatic Pain

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Piriformis/Sciatic Pain

anyone else getting this? Intense, shocks of pain in the left side of my lower back, down thru my butt cheek and down the back of my leg.

Was so painful last night I was almost in tears. It's better this morning (I found some exercises online) but I can still feel it's tight.

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I had terrible sciatic pain with both of my last pregnancies. It was one of the first symptoms I had and it lasted the whole time. I ended up going to the chiropractor when I was pregnant with DS. I think it helped some but I couldn't afford to go three times a week... Sorry you're dealing with this. I know how much it sucks!! I hope it gets better!

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Never had it, but doesnt sound pleasant!!! Hopefully you can find something to relieve the pain as much as possible!

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oO sounds awful. I haven't ever had it.. but I have always gotten back spasms so they might be close.. Hang in there. sorry for your pain.

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Thanks, ladies. I found some exercises online so I'm going to do them a few times a day and see if it helps. Had the pains again yesterday while we were walking to the restaurant for dinner.

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Oh man. that musta sucked. I can imagine you felt slightly embarrassed? I'm sorry hon. Hope they feel better with the exercises.

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Thankfully it was just with DH so nothing to feel embarrassed about. He didn't notice that I'd stopped walking for half a block tho Blum 3