Need relief from sciatica?

 Struggling with that aching nervy sensation throughout your hips and legs? Can you feel a burning, tingling, and sometimes pins and needles symptom running from your hips to your legs? Does your pain worsen when bending forward or arching your back? If so, read on!

Sciatica Treatment Melbourne

Sciatica Can Cause Glutes To Become Tight & Painful. They Can Also Be The Cause Of Sciatic Symptoms

The Piriformis Muscle When Tight Can Cause Sciatic Symptoms. It Is A Very Deep Muscle in The Buttock 


Sciatica can occur due to a wide range of reasons. Muscular tightness, piriformis syndrome, nerve impingement (disc bulge/facet joint irritation/spinal compression), poor biomechanics, stress, prolonged sitting, and/or lack of movement. 

When lower back or glute muscles are tight and dysfunctional, this can place added pressure on the sciatic nerve giving the sensation of tingling, numbing, burning around the lower back glutes, legs, and the feet.  If this sounds similar to what you’ve been experiencing come down for a session with one of our therapists.  With our specialised deep tissue massage we’ll relieve tension by loosening the muscles and preventing pinching and irritation.  Massage also helps to reduce pain by releasing endorphins.  

Our specialized treatment method can unblock stagnant and stuck tissues and free up any tension around the lower back area, to allow more flexibility and freedom for nerves and other structures. This prevents the nerves from being squeezed and compressed, which results in the nervy, throbbing or burning sensation in your lower back and legs.

Once relieved from pain and more mobile, we will begin strengthening your body, improving you posture, and enhancing your biomechanics to ensure the chances of your sciatica returning at decreased. 

Exercises for Sciatic Relief



Why do I keep getting sciatica?

There could be a number of reasons why your Sciatica keeps re-occurring. The more serious reasons being related directly to your spine. Disc pathology, facet joint irritation, and general spinal compression can cause impingement of a nerve root within the spine. This impingement will cause a referral sensation (burning, tingling, ache) to be felt somewhere in the hip, leg, ankle of foot. More commonly, Sciatica is caused by pelvic asymmetry, tight muscles within the glute/hip, and general neurological under/over activity within certain muscles. Regardless of what is causing your Sciatica, the process at Melbourne Muscular Therapies is the same. Deep Tissue Massage to release tight muscles and compressed nerves, followed by Barefoot Functional Strength/Postural Training will ensure your pain is relieved and ultimately eliminated.

How do I get my sciatica to stop hurting?

The best way to relieve symptoms of Sciatica is self-massage/treatment to muscles in the Glute/Hip. Releasing the Piriformis, Glute Medius/Minimus and TFL can be very effective. Quite often, this is the cause behind your Sciatica. Piriformis and Glute stretches can also relieve symptoms. If your symptoms persist, we highly recommend seeing one of our practitioners for some Deep Tissue Massage Treatment and Barefoot Functional Strength Training.

|Melbourne Based Locations|

Based at two locations, services at Melbourne Muscular Therapies are easily accessible. With locations in Melbourne's inner city & eastern suburbs, your favourite practitioners are never too far away. Book now to experience the Melbourne Muscular Therapies difference today.


260 Bridge Road

Richmond VIC 3121

Call: (03) 9998 1988

Opening Hours

Monday: 8am - 9pm

Tuesday: 7am - 9pm

Wednesday: 7am - 9pm

Thursday: 7am - 9pm

Friday: 7am - 8pm

Saturday: 8am - 5pm

Sunday: 10am - 7pm


1/91 Dorset Road

Ferntree Gully VIC 3156

Phone: (03) 9998 1988

Opening Hours

Monday: 9am - 8pm

Tuesday: 9am - 8pm

Wednesday: 9am - 8pm

Thursday: 9am - 8pm

Friday: 9am - 8pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed



Melbourne Muscular Therapies

260 Bridge Road

Richmond VIC 3121

Open 7 Days


Melbourne Muscular Therapies

1/91 Dorset Road

Ferntree Gully VIC 3156


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