What Is Sciatica Disease?
Back pain comes in all shapes and types. It can hurt you immediately after an injury or appear slowly and mysteriously over a period of time. Besides, Sometimes it’s hard to recognize the source of your back pain, but other times you can pinpoint it easily. Sciatica is one of those that’s pretty simple to pinpoint easily. You can take care of yourself at home using home remedies, therefore you might not even have to call a doctor.
Sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the leg’s path of the sciatic nerve which is the longest nerve in the body, which branches out from the lower back through the hips and buttocks and down each leg until feet. Generally, sciatica affects only one side of the body.
Sciatica usually happens when a herniated disk, bone spur on the spine, or narrowing of the spine (spinal stenosis) compresses part of the sciatic nerve. This causes pain, inflammations, tingling, and often some numbness in the affected leg.
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