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Coping with sciatica on long-haul flights

Sciatica pain can be difficult to cope with on a flight that just lasts an hour. On a flight that lasts twelve or more, it can be downright torture. Back pain of any kind is awful, but if you have a long-haul flight ahead of you there are some things you can do before and…

Sleeping with sciatica

Sciatica can be incredibly painful during the day but can be even worse at night, particularly if it stops you sleeping. Without good quality sleep, symptoms can be magnified and depression can start to sneak in. It may be difficult to fall asleep, or you may find yourself jolted awake by a sharp pain in…

Managing sciatic pain in cold weather

As the weather turns colder and the leaves start to fall, people with sciatica pain often feel their symptoms become worse and more difficult to manage. Although many studies have been done to ascertain links between increased pain and cold temperatures, most have been inconclusive. But there are many other associated factors which could be…