If you have already been diagnosed with citalgia, either by compression of lumbar discs or by pyramidal syndrome and your doctor has advised you to massage therapy, then we recommend that you look for an accredited therapeutic massage therapist.
Sciatica is caused by irritation of the sciatic nerve, this irritation of the nerve can be reflected in a symptomatology of continued pain, functional impotence or muscular atrophy, in addition there are many muscles such as the gluteus minor whose active trigger points can give a very pain annoying.
The sciatic nerve begins at the lumbar region and low at the back of each leg. This nerve controls the muscles of the back of the knee and lower leg region. It also provides sensitivity to the back of the thigh, part of the lower leg region and the sole,
Is usually affected by two main causes, a compression at the level of the nerve root caused by a lumbar hernia or a compression produced by a spasm or excessive tension of the pyramidal muscle, the nerve has a very close step has this small muscle and there are also Anatomical differences since sometimes it can pass more or less near the pyramid or even cross it between its fibers.
To relieve these pains from physical therapy we can do the following.
1.- Massage back, legs, deep tissue massage in the area of buttocks and pyramidal muscle, stretching.
2.- Combined stretching of the psoas and hamstring.