A recent article, May 19, 2015 by WebMD News from HealthDay indicate that “doctors often prescribe steroid pills to ease the discomfort of sciatica -- back and leg pain usually caused by a herniated disk in the lower back. But a new study finds steroids are no more effective than a placebo pill for the pain and provide only modest improvement in function”
.. “When we compared the pain the prednisone to placebo, there was actually no difference,"
One of the most important aspects of taking steroid was not discussed in this article and that involves the numerous side effects of Steroid. Chiropractic has effectively helped Sciatica and herniated disc which is completely non-invasive without side effects. Which would you try first?