Our sciatic nerve is a of nerves that are responsible for controlling the muscles in the back of the knee and lower leg. This nerve group leave the spine in the lower part of your back. This nerve group provides sensation to the sole of your foot, parts of lower leg, and back of your thigh. This nerve is also the longest in the body. When irritation or compression is experienced in the sciatic nerve, the phenomenon is known as sciatica.
Symptoms of Sciatica pain. What are the?
In the beginning, the symptoms of sciatica may include a mild tingling, a dull ache, or even a burning sensation. However, the pain often starts mild, and may get worse if left untreated. Pain can be worse after standing, sitting, at night, coughing, sneezing, laughing, walking more and bending backwards
Having the group of sciatica nerves compressed or irritated, can cause pain to be experienced in the lower back, the leg, and down in the calf muscles as well.
The pain is often experienced in one side of the body. In many cases, one part of your leg or hip experiences sharp pain, while others go numb. The affected limb may experience weakness, and your numbness may also be felt in the back of our calf or the sole of ones foot.
Sciatica pain Common causes are Spinal stenosis, slipped disc, pelvic injury, Fracture or Piriformis syndrome (pain disorder which involves the narrow muscle in your buttocks)
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