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)

sciatic nerve pain in pregnancy

Demystifying Sciatic Nerve Pain In Pregnancy

The sciatic nerve, also known as the ischiadic nerve, is a large nerve in both humans and animals. In fact, it’s the longest and widest nerve in the human body. This particular nerve starts in the lower back and runs through to the buttocks and down the lower limbs. As […]

Pseudo-sciatica causes

How to tell “Pseudo-sciatica” from regular sciatica

Sciatica can be a difficult condition to pin down, and confusing the issue there is also a condition that is commonly called “pseudo-sciatica.” The condition is called piriformis Syndrome. It has different causes from sciatica, but it mimics the symptoms so it won’t be a surprise if you and your […]

20 Best Ways to Stop Sciatica Pain

Sciatica is the largest nerve in your body. This nerve runs from nerve root of the spinal cord, down the lower lumbar region of your back, across your buttocks. From there it travels down the backside of your legs, branching off into the feet and toes. When this large nerve’s […]

Great Ways to Help Sciatica with Exercise

Great Ways to Help Sciatica with Exercise

The term “sciatica” is derived from the name of the specific nerve that is inflamed. The sciatic nerve is the largest single nerve in the body and is composed of individual nerve roots that start by branching out from the spine in the lower back and combine to form the […]

Everything You Need to Know about Sciatica

Everything You Need to Know about Sciatica

Sciatica Facts There are a lot of myths and facts revolving around Sciatica. In order to address the facts and provide accurate information, this guide about Sciatica will serve to acknowledge the truth and inform you of all you need to know about Sciatica. One myth of Sciatica is that […]

What Causes Sciatic Nerve Pain When Walking

What Causes Sciatic Nerve Pain When Walking

Sciatica Statistically speaking, 20% of all Americans have endured some degree of back pain during their lives. While most lower back pain remedies itself, some back conditions persist over time and require medical attention. By definition, sciatica, or sciatic nerve pain, is a continual, painful sensation or numbness that results from […]