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Mobility Training to Help Prevent and Address Sciatica

This is a look at a handful of mobility exercises and foam rolling tips that are generally helpful to those looking to prevent or overcome mild to moderate sciatica.

Where bony changes like osteophyte formation and stenosis are root causes of sciatica, these exercises can still be helpful, but it's best to consult with a physiotherapist or mobility specialist to ensure that you optimize your exercise program.

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How many repetitions of each type of exercise for the sciatica should you do, and how many times per week?

You are best off following your own instincts on repetitions and frequency. I strive to do brief mobility sessions (15 to 20 minutes) 2 or 3 times a day every day.