7 Common symptoms of sciatica

7 Symptoms of Sciatica 

  1. Lower back pain
  2. Pain in the rear or leg that is worse when sitting
  3. Hip pain
  4. Burning or tingling down the leg
  5. Weakness, numbness, or difficulty moving the leg or foot
  6. A constant pain on one side of the rear
  7. A shooting pain that makes it difficult to stand up


Sciatica is caused by impingement of the L4,L5 or Sl nerve (i.e.from a herniated disk) and manifests as unilateral neuropathic pain extending from the gluteal region down the posterolateral leg to the foot.



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