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Sciatica is a common type of pain affecting the sciatic nerve. It is usually affect only one side of lower body and then extended to back of thigh and down through the leg. It will be depends on where the sciatic nerve is affected, the pain may also extend to the foot or toes. Symptoms of sciatica include pain that begins in your back or buttock and moves down your leg and may move into your foot. Weakness, tingling, or numbness in the leg may also occur. Sciatica is caused by irritation of the root(s) of the lower lumbar and lumbosacral spine. Sciatica is commonly caused by some type of compression of a spinal nerve in the lower back. The medical term for sciatica is lumbar radiculopathy, or radicular pain, indicating that the symptoms originate with a radicular nerve in the spine. Sciatica is actually a symptom, not a diagnosis.
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Journal of Spine & Neurosurgery, Spine Research, Orthopedic & Muscular System: Current Research, Rheumatology: Current Research, International Journal of Neurorehabilitation, Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, Pain and Therapy, Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, The Journal of Pain, Journal of Pain Research, Pain Medicine Journal