29 Feb Most Common Sciatica Symptoms and Causes
Sciatica refers to pain, weakness, numbness, or tingling in the leg. It is caused by injury to or pressure on the sciatic nerve and can involve multiple lumbar spinal nerves that control the legs.
Sciatica is a symptom of another problem usually related to abnormal curvature in the low back, osteoarthritis, and spinal disc protrusions and herniations
Sciatica occurs when there is pressure or damage to the sciatic nerve. This nerve starts in the lower portion of the spine and runs down the back of both legs. This nerve controls the muscles of the back of the knee and lower leg and provides sensation to the back of the thigh, part of the lower leg, and the sole of the foot.
Common causes of sciatica include:
- Spinal Disc Protrusions and Herniations
- Piriformis syndrome
- Osteoarthritis of the lumbar spine
- Bad Posture and Spinal Alignment
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