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Sciatic Nerve Pain is a common topic of discussion that comes up often with physiotherapy patients and their physician. The sciatic nerve starts in your spine and then runs to each of your ankles. It is the longest nerve in the human body. Sciatic pain can cause numbness, aching, and sometimes even trembling. It can also cause weakness in the knees. The reason that sciatic pain occurs is because of pressure put on the sciatic nerve, oftentimes due to a prolapsed disk. Sitting in an unnatural position for long periods of time can set sciatic pain off, as can being pregnant. Heavy lifting or vigorous exercise can also cause sciatic pain. When sciatic pain hits, pain relief is the only thing on your mind! Of course, there are traditional medicines such as aspirin or ibuprofen, but they oftentimes are not enough. For excellent, natural, pain relief, essential oils can often…

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