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Sciatica Causes and Symptoms

  • Author Rasyog Ayurveda
  • Released 15.02.2017
  • Category Health
  • Subject Sciatica Causes and Symptoms

Sciatica Causes :

Lower back pain or a low backache is a very common health disorder that affects more than nine of every ten people. People from different parts of the world report acute pain in the lower back parts of their body which is popularly known as lower backache. Usually, this health problem occurs when the victim does not take enough exercises. But, it becomes really tough when identifying this health problem becomes though. One of the common sciatica causes is a lower spine that is subluxated (misaligned). This slight subluxation causes the root of the sciatic nerve to become pinched, damaged and irritated which puts a great deal of pressure on the nerve and causes pain.

Causes of Sciatica include :
• Arthritis
• Tumors
• Diabetes
• Vitamin deficiencies
• Degenerative spinal conditions that cause long-term stress on the lower back

Sciatica causes are many but the one thing that you need to do is seed medical attention without delay. It is important to understand and learn different sciatica causes to prevent any other health complications.

Sciatica Symptoms :

The sciatic nerve is both the largest and the longest nerve in the human body. Beginning at the base of the spinal column near the pelvis, the sciatic nerve runs down each leg, with five smaller nerves that branch off into the thigh, knee, calf, ankle, and foot. Sciatica Symptoms occurs when any part of this nerve system becomes compressed, irritated or inflamed, and is characterized most frequently by pain, numbness and muscle weakness in the hip, buttock, leg, calf, and foot.

Symptoms of Sciatica include :
• Back pain
• Painful pain that makes it difficult to get up
• Pain in the hip
• Burning in the leg
• Weakness or difficulty driving the leg
• Back or leg pain that gets worse when you sit
• Stable pain on one side of the back

It is really important to note that the above sciatica symptoms do not always imply a major medical issue, but to err on the side of caution is always a good idea. Talking it over with your doctor is safest, just to eliminate the possibility of a direr situation. In many cases though, it is a matter of strengthening your back and abdominal muscles to help relieve the sciatica symptoms.