Sciatica – Symptoms and causes

Sciatica is caused by irritation of the root(s) of the lower lumbar and lumbosacral spine. Additional common causes of sciatica include: Lumbar spinal stenosis (narrowing of the spinal canal in the lower back)

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Knee Pain & Sciatica: Is There a Connection?

What is Sciatica? Sciatica is pain that originates in a person’s lower, or lumbar back and shoots down the buttock and down the leg when the sciatic nerve is compressed, or pinched. There are two sciatic nerves, and they are the largest nerves in the body. They run down the […]

Is Yoga Good for Sciatica

Is Yoga Good for Sciatica?

Anyone who has ever suffered from sciatica knows that it is a truly painful experience. Sciatica is the medical term applied to the pain that is spread throughout the lower back, legs, and feet that is a result of problems with the spine. These problems may include a pinched nerve, […]

The Causes and Treatments for Sciatic Leg Pain

The Causes and Treatments for Sciatic Leg Pain

If you’ve experienced pain originating from the lower back and shooting down your leg, it is probably a result of damage to the sciatic nerve. The spinal nerves from L4 to S3 are what forms the sciatic nerves. The nerve branches divide and runs down the back of each leg […]

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Three Possible Causes for Sciatica Pain

Sciatica is a common form of chronic pain that affects the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is the large nerve that extends from the low back down the back of each one of your legs. Some of the symptoms of sciatica include numbness and/or tingling in your legs. The pain […]