Can i go to gym with sciatica

Patient

Q: Hi..am 22 years old girl..i had a fall some six months back n got a lower back pain..n my lumbar spine x ray shows no problem..but i hav got sciatica of my left leg..i had physiotherapy n my pain is little reduced now..as am overweight my height is 162 cms and weight is 72 kgs..i wish to go for a gym to keep me fit..can i go to gym with sciatica..wil it give me any side effects..if not wat activity wil be safe for me to reduce my weight..

Doctor

A:   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: During and after exercise parts of my skin become become very red and feel very hot. Have you any idea what this coul...

Q: Hey there. I'm a 55 year-old male and I was wondering if my Aortic Arch looks "normal" on this CT Scan? Ext...

Q: I was working out last week doing various squat exercises and ended up squeezing my vagina muscles way more than I sh...

Q: Hi the week before last i started a new job and manage to find a go go pill I took it last wednesday its a insurance...

Q: 83yr old male,6"185 lb,exercises reg,3times a wk for 11/2 hr.Currently treated for hi bld pres with low dose ado...

 
DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews