Sciatica is pain that radiates from your lower spine to the hip and/or leg due to pressure on your sciatic nerve. This pain radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve—the longest and widest single nerve in the body. Read the articles here to learn about the condition and how to manage the pain that accompanies it.

Sciatica: Treatment and Management

by Lisa Cantkier

There’s a good chance self-care and home remedies will help you recover from the pain of sciatica. Getting yourself moving is key.

Sciatica: Diagnosis and Tests

by Lisa Cantkier

To investigate a possible diagnosis for sciatica, your doctor will administer a physical examination. Your doctor might order one or more imaging tests.

Sciatica: Symptoms and Types

by Lisa Cantkier

With sciatica symptoms, the classic symptom is pain radiating from your lower spine to your buttock and down the back of your leg.

Sciatica: Overview and Facts

by Lisa Cantkier

If you have been diagnosed with sciatica (also known as lumbar radiculopathy), you know the pain sometimes can feel paralyzing.

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