The treatment and management of low back pain and sciatica involves lifestyle changes and may include medication, surgery, or other treatments. Most patients recover, but some develop chronic back pain.
Treatment aims to decrease pain and improve functioning.
Treatment involves the following:Lifestyle changesMedicationsSurgery and minimally invasive proceduresAlternative and complementary therapiesOther treatments
- Reviewer: EBSCO Medical Review Board Michael Woods, MD, FAAP
- Review Date: 11/2018 -
- Update Date: 12/20/2014 -