WHAT IS SCIATICA?

Sciatica is pain resulting from irritation of the sciatic nerve. The pain of
sciatica is naturally felt from the low back to behind the thigh and
radiating down to below the knee.

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WHAT ARE THE CAUSES?

The main cause of sciatica is generally a result of a disc herniation directly
pressing on the nerve. However any cause of irritation or inflammation
this nerve can reproduce the symptoms of sciatica. These causes include
irritation of the nerve from adjacent bone, tumors, muscle, internal
bleeding, infections, injury, and many others.

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WHAT ARE THE TREATMENTS?

Traditionally bed rest has been used for the treatment of sciatica. Other
treatments for sciatica include addressing the underlying cause,
medications to relieve pain and inflammation and relax muscles, and
physical therapy. Surgical procedures are sometimes required for
persistent sciatica that is caused by nerve compression at the lower spine.

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