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Exercises for sciatica problems

Video: exercises for sciatica - piriformis syndrome

In this video, a physiotherapist demonstrates gentle exercises for piriformis syndrome, a form of sciatica.

Media last reviewed: 14 May 2020
Media review due: 14 May 2023
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The exercises in this video are suitable for most people. They are general exercises only and are not aimed at treating any specific cause of pain or condition.

Get advice from a GP or health professional before trying it, especially if:

  • you have any concerns about your health
  • you are not sure if the exercises are suitable
  • you have any pre-existing health problems or injuries, or any current symptoms

Stop the exercise immediately and get medical help if you feel any pain or feel unwell.

Video: exercises for sciatica - herniated or slipped disc

In this video, a physiotherapist demonstrates gentle exercises for sciatica caused by a herniated or slipped disc.

Media last reviewed: 14 May 2020
Media review due: 14 May 2023
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The exercises in this video are suitable for most people. They are general exercises only and are not aimed at treating any specific cause of pain or condition.

Get advice from a GP or health professional before trying it, especially if:

  • you have any concerns about your health
  • you are not sure if the exercises are suitable
  • you have any pre-existing health problems or injuries, or any current symptoms

Stop the exercise immediately and get medical help if you feel any pain or feel unwell.

Video: exercises for sciatica - spinal stenosis

In this video, a physiotherapist demonstrates gentle exercises for spinal stenosis, a form of sciatica.

Media last reviewed: 14 May 2020
Media review due: 14 May 2023
See exercise video safety information

The exercises in this video are suitable for most people. They are general exercises only and are not aimed at treating any specific cause of pain or condition.

Get advice from a GP or health professional before trying it, especially if:

  • you have any concerns about your health
  • you are not sure if the exercises are suitable
  • you have any pre-existing health problems or injuries, or any current symptoms

Stop the exercise immediately and get medical help if you feel any pain or feel unwell.

Video: exercises for sciatica - degenerative disc disease

In this video, a physiotherapist demonstrates gentle exercises for degenerative disc disease, a form of sciatica.

Media last reviewed: 14 May 2020
Media review due: 14 May 2023
See exercise video safety information

The exercises in this video are suitable for most people. They are general exercises only and are not aimed at treating any specific cause of pain or condition.

Get advice from a GP or health professional before trying it, especially if:

  • you have any concerns about your health
  • you are not sure if the exercises are suitable
  • you have any pre-existing health problems or injuries, or any current symptoms

Stop the exercise immediately and get medical help if you feel any pain or feel unwell.

Page last reviewed: 6 September 2022
Next review due: 6 September 2025