Exercise is usually better for relieving sciatic pain than bed rest. You can rest for a day or two after the 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!
10 Piriformis Stretches To Help You Get Rid Of Sciatica, Hip And Lower Back Pain
The sciatic nerve is located deep in the buttock. Because of its vicinity to the piriformis muscle, constriction or swelling of the muscle may lead to irritation of the nerve and pain. (Effects Of Bad Posture Lower Backs)