Submitted By: paitent
Got sciatica on my left leg specifically on the left front muscle that is near the shin.
My left leg also gets completely numb when lying on my back so I have to sleep on my right side.
I have an acupuncturist that I have been with for years and usually he is able to fix me up with one session and I don't have to go back to him until I injure something else. Lately his service has been waning. Now the treatments only last a day and I have to go back to him. Also there has been an incident where he put needles in the wrong area and I have to correct him. The sciatica has popped up up every now and then so it is nothing new for him.
I think what has complicated my recovery is my age and that I have gained some weight. But I suspect the economy might be a factor. He raised his prices and on the days when he is at the clinic, the waiting room is like a Justin Bieber concert. But now it is more like a Whitney Houston concert. What also troubles me is that recently after every visit he has told me that I have to come back for more treatment. He has never had to say that in the past.
Should I seek out another acupuncturist?