Tag: sciatica

Health and wellbeing Sciatica

Sciatica is the name given to pain that radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve, usually causing low back pain, buttock or hip pain, and pain down the back of the leg. What are the symptoms of sciatica? The main symptoms of sciatica include: Pain in the low back and buttock radiating into one

Is Your Leg Pain Sciatica — or Something Else?

When pain radiating down your leg makes walking, sitting or standing up a challenge, you may have sciatica. Advertising Policy Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy Or you may have a problem that mimics sciatica.

Sciatica: symptoms, causes and diagnosis

Sciatica is the name for a syndrome which is characterized by pain that radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is the longest and largest nerve in the body — it is as thick as one of your fingers where it arises in the lower spine. It then travels from your