Sciatica is a type of nerve pain caused by injury or irritation to the sciatic nerve, which originates in the buttock/gluteal area and is the longest and thickest nerve in the body. 1 2 It can cause pain, weakness, numbness, or tingling in the leg. 3 Common symptoms of sciatica include pain that extends from the lower back all the way through the back of the leg. 4

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Summary Sciatica is nerve pain from an injury or irritation to the sciatic nerve, which originates in your buttock/gluteal area. The sciatic nerve is the longest and thickest (almost finger-width) nerve in the body.
Sciatica: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention & Pain Relief

Summary Sciatica refers to pain, weakness, numbness, or tingling in the leg. It is caused by injury to or pressure on the sciatic nerve. Sciatica is a symptom of a medical problem. It is not a medical condition on its own.
Sciatica – Symptoms and Causes | Penn Medicine

Summary Sciatica, also called lumbar radiculopathy, is a pain that originates along your sciatic nerve. This nerve extends from the back of your pelvis down the back of your thigh. Your sciatic nerve is the main nerve in your leg. It is also the largest nerve in your entire body.
Sciatica | Johns Hopkins Medicine

Summary Sciatica is a common type of pain affecting the sciatic nerve , a large nerve extending from your lower back down the back of each leg. Common symptoms of sciatica include: Sciatica usually affects only one side of the lower body. Often, the pain extends from the lower back all the way through the back of your
Sciatica Symptoms, Causes, Treatments, Exercise - WebMD

Sciatica is a symptom of a problem with the sciatic nerve, the largest nerve in the body. It controls muscles in the back of your knee and lower leg and…
Sciatica | MedlinePlus

Sciatica home remedies and self-care. April 21, 2020. Regardless of the cause, about 90% of people with sciatica will get better without surgery—most of them in just a few weeks.…
Sciatica home remedies and self-care - Harvard Health

Sciatica is nerve pain that originates in the lower back and radiates down the buttock to the thigh and leg on one side. The pain may be accompanied by numbness…
What You Need to Know About Sciatica | Spine-health

Sciatica is pain going down the leg from the lower back. This pain may go down the back, outside, or front of the leg. Onset is often sudden following activities…
Sciatica - Wikipedia

Sciatica occurs when the sciatic nerve becomes pinched. The cause is usually a herniated disk in the spine or an overgrowth of bone, sometimes called bone spurs, form on the…
Sciatica - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

Sciatic pain can also happen due to a condition called piriformis syndrome. Your piriformis muscle extends from your buttocks at the edge of your spine all the way to the…
9 Sciatica Stretches to Ease Nerve Pain - Healthline