Sciatica is treated based on a variety of factors including severity of pain, whether or not there is weakness in the affected areas, and length of time it has affected a patient. Physical therapy should be used throughout sciatica treatment and as long as sciatica persists. Physical therapy is the mainstay of sciatica treatment and can help prevent sciatica from worsening or recurring. For minor cases of sciatica, conservative measures such as physical therapy and medications is all that will be required for treatment. For moderate to severe cases of sciatica, interventions and procedures may be necessary. These can include cortisone injections to ease the pain of sciatica and relieve associated weakness. The Physicians at Apex Pain and Wellness are Experts at the treatment of sciatica and create a treatment plan tailed for each patient.