Treat Trigger Points in affected muscles with neuromuscular techniques to relieve “sciatica” pains. Check three muscles: the quadratus lumborum between the ribs and hips, the piriformis deep under the gluteus maximus, and the gluteus minimus in the side of your hip. See more here.
Exercise is usually better for relieving sciatic pain than bed rest. You can rest for a day or two after their sciatic pain flares up, but after that time period, inactivity will usually make the pain worse. Try out these moves to get you back in action!
Safest Exercise for a L5-S1 Herniated Disc | Livestrong.com
Disc herniation in the L5 to S1 area can occur when excessive loads are placed on your vertebrae. It commonly presents as lower back pain with or without pain that radiates down the back of one of your legs.