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Have moderate to severe sciatic pain from buttock down

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have moderate to severe sciatic pain from buttock down through leg
difficulty walking or standing
healthydoc :

Hello and thank you for your question.

healthydoc :

Are you taking any medications for the pain?

Customer:

Right now I am on Diflunisal 500mg once ev 8 hrs

healthydoc :

okay. As you have neuropathic pain you should request your doctor to prescribe you medication like lyrica.

Customer:

Also prednisone 50 mg every day andlorazeoam 2mg 2 at bedtime

healthydoc :

Moreover you also need physical therapy along with medications to relieve the pressure on the nerve

Customer:

Is lyrica a pain med?

healthydoc :

yes it is a pain medication for the neuropathic pain that you are experiencing.

Customer:

side effects?

healthydoc :

Drowziness, constipation are common side effects so you need to take it at bedtime.

Customer:

Can you reccommend a doctor for me in the Katy Texas area -

healthydoc :

sure. You would need to see a neurologist

healthydoc :

Dr Jose M. Diaz MD

healthydoc :

507 Park Grove Ln


Katy, TX 77450

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healthydoc :

i am also providing you a link that would has 5 important exercises that you can do at home to get relief from the pain.

healthydoc :

http://www.justanswer.com/neurology/7p19p-moderate-severe-sciatic-pain-buttock-down.html

healthydoc :

http://www.fitday.com/fitness-articles/fitness/stretching/5-sciatica-exercises-for-pain-relief.html#b

Customer:

thank you

healthydoc :

You're welcome.

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.

cant seem to link on exercises for pain

okay. Sorry for that let me provide you again hope it will work. If not reply me back again.
http://sciaticapainrelieftoday.com or you can also try
http://www.fitday.com/fitness-articles/fitness/stretching/5-sciatica-exercises-for-pain-relief.html#b