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Sciatica: Common Factors Behind Sciatic Nerve Pain

Sciatica is medically defined as a series of symptoms, particularly pain, which often extend along the sciatic nerve. The symptoms generally begin in the lower back, radiating down the buttocks and legs, through the back of the thighs and into the calf and foot.

The characteristic symptom of pain associated with sciatica can manifest abruptly or may develop gradually over time. Individuals diagnosed with sciatica describe the pain as a sharp, shooting or electric shock-like in nature. Movement of the lower extremities can aggravate the pain and it may be evenly distributed along the leg, although there can be specific spots where the pain may be more intense. Other symptoms reported by sciatica sufferers include tingling sensations and numbness in the distribution of the sciatic nerve.

Sciatica is commonly caused after an injury or condition results in the irritation and inflammation of the structures surrounding the lumbar region of the spine, which may in turn lead to the compression or impingement of the sciatic nerve and/or the surrounding nerve roots. The added pressure can be due to a variety of common injuries and conditions, including: ruptured intervertebral discs, spinal stenosis or the narrowing of the spinal canal.

Dr. Alex Jimenez D.C.,C.C.S.T’s insight:

Low back pain is a common complaint reported by a wide number of the population. While many factors can cause back pain, sciatica, or sciatic nerve pain, may be one of the most frequent causes of low back pain, characterized by radiating pain along the buttocks, thighs and legs. For more information, please feel free to ask Dr. Jimenez or contact us at (915) 850-0900.

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