Walking regularly or biking has a direct correlation to decreasing hospitalization rates of sciatica. It is said that two out of five people have sciatica, so next time that you commute, you should consider not using public transport and instead bike or walk to get your way around. There are natural remedies as well in solving sciatica, but to prevent symptoms, getting active is the way to go. Below is the study performed in Finland done to sciatica patients.

Study

bikingResearchers used data on 35,000 citizens in Finland in thirty years. They determined that obese patients that smoked cigarettes have an increased 33 percent chance of being hospitalized for sciatica, while those that chose to use a bike or walk to commute decreased the patient count by 33 percent. It is found out that the protective effect of cycling and walking against the harmful effects of obesity, smoking, and being overweight are substantial. While sciatica rarely needs surgery, it is a condition caused by severe back pain in the lower region.

Numbers

The research interpreted 34,589 records of patients of four other studies over 12 to 30 years of the follow-up period. There are 1,259 hospitalizations based on those numbers.…

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