Do you get chronic pain originating in your lower back, which can travel down your leg into your foot? These are the hallmarks of sciatica. Get tips to deal with lower back pain and to help prevent it from returning.
A pinched nerve can have big consequences when it’s the longest, widest nerve in your body. That’s why sciatica is such a challenge. Discover six causes of sciatic nerve compression and three problems that mimic it.
Do you have pain radiating down your leg, below the knee? Compression of your sciatic nerve can cause burning, shooting pain, weakness and numbness. Discover what causes sciatica and how to find relief.
Add sciatica to the list of common aches, pains and discomforts of pregnancy. As your center of gravity shifts and ligaments loosen in preparation for labor, you may experience the shooting lower back and leg pain of a pinched or stressed sciatic nerve. Krista Afumbom has been dealing with sciatica for much of her second … Read More
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If you have chronic back pain, there may be effective treatments besides surgery that may help, depending on your particular condition. It’s important to see your doctor and discuss the options. Robin Jackson had chronic pain originating in her lower back, traveling down her left leg and into her foot. She was diagnosed with sciatica, … Read More
Register for Online Chat Do you have a question about management of back and neck pain? Deborah Venesy, MD, of Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Spine Health, will answer your questions about this medical condition during a live webchat Friday, August 24, 2012, at noon (ET). Get answers to your health questions and concerns. It’s easy … Read More