pain is the one being felt in the sciatica nerve. The sciatic nerve is
found at the back of the human leg. Usually, the symptoms of the pain
in the sciatica would include a pain in the leg, tingling sensation,
weakness, and numbness, which is usually originating from the lower
back and can even affect the buttocks down to the leg and even to the
or any individual who are experiencing such pain gets better in time.
Sometimes, it takes weeks before the pain really heals or gets better
than before. In some instances, it even takes months before the pain
leaves away the body.
pain can lead to a severe condition and even a debilitating one. That
is why it is also essential to apply certain treatments or medications
on it before worse come to worst. It is also important to visit your
doctor for proper medication as well as advice on how to handle tour
individual should also be aware of this kind of pain. Yes, there are
signs and symptoms of which you can determine that you are experiencing
pain in the sciatica nerve. The symptoms of this would include pain on
only one side of the buttock, pain in one leg that it gets worse when
sited, burning or tingling sensation down the leg, weakness, numbness,
and difficulty while moving the leg or the foot.
are only some of the symptoms that can be felt during or before the
onset of the pain. It is also important to know some simple tips or
guides on how to cure or to treat this kind of pain. If it is not
applied with treatment or medication, then discomfort as well as
uneasiness may follow.
pain may somehow also be a burden on the part of the patient or the
individual who are often experiencing it. Symptoms such as constant
pain in one side of the rear, sharp pain that may cause standing or
walking to be more difficult, are the ones to be experienced by the
individual who are frequently experiencing this pain.
is the term used in describing the clinical diagnosis of this kind of
pain. This simply means that there is a certain disc which has
protruded in its normal position which is located in the vertebral
column. With this, the pressure is on the radicular nerve or the nerve
root which can be located in the lower back of the human body.
pain is majorly caused by a protruded disc in the vertebral column
which has a connection to the sciatic nerve. With this, the pain really
affects the nerves connected to it. Most often than not, the pain is in
the back down to the lower part of the leg and sometimes, may even be
on the foot.
experts want to explain to every individual that sciatica is one of the
symptoms of an essential problem or issue within the lower back of the
body. It simply means that sciatica is not a medical finding, rather, a
symptom to a major problem in the lower back of the body.
possible major problem if you are experiencing a pain in the sciatica
is that, a herniated disc or one of the spinal stenosis is compressing
or is irritating the roots of the nerves. This is very crucial and
should be aware of so as to know what to treat first.
pain usually occurs on persons who are at their adultery age. People
with thirty (30) to fifty (50) years of age ay often suffer from such
symptom. This happens because as people ages, their body structures as
that of the bones also degenerates.
is what we call as the wear and tear stage of person. Of course, we
cannot control aging, but we can somehow decrease the degeneration of
our body structures as well as organs by having a healthy and fit
spinal column of a person tends to degenerate as the person ages too.
That is why as early as teenagers, they are already advised to take
good care of their spinal columns so as not to acquire pains or
diseases related to it.
first one to degenerate is the lower back of the spinal column. This
tends to bend that is why some of the aged or adult people are bending
as they age. This could be treated and can be given physical therapies
long as it is not that late to treat it.
pain in the sciatica is often a result of the irritated sciatic nerve.
The lower portion of the back is often the target of the pain. It is in
the lumbar area where the pain usually originates. With this, the pain
may radiate down to the legs and behind the thigh.
sciatica nerve is the largest nerve of the human body. This is located
in the lower lumbar of the spinal cord which is in the lower back
portion and extends all throughout the buttock area. This nerve is the
one which sends the nerve endings down to the lower limb of the
pain is also often called as the sciatic nerve pain. As it was stated
above, this kind of pain is not a medical diagnosis but a symptom to a
major problem related to the lower back of the spinal column. Causes of
this pain would include pinched nerve from a protruded disc, tumors,
muscles, internal bleeding, injury, infection, irritation, and other
possible causes of this.
some instances, pregnant women may also experience this pain because of
irritation in the lower back or the lumbar area of the spinal column.
Other causes would also include lumbar herniated disc. This means that
the inner soft core of the disc in the spinal column leaks throughout
the outer fibrous core of the spinal disc.
pain is also caused by the so called lumbar spinal stenosis. This is a
condition occurring during the narrowing of the spinal canal within the
spinal column. This spinal stenosis commonly occurs on people who are
on their 60’s.
of the adults are experiencing this because their body structure tends
to degenerate too. This is natural when aging process occurs. During
this situation, the spinal column also experiences enlarged facet
joints, bulging discs, overgrowth of the soft tissue, and pressure on
the nerve roots causing pain.
cause of the sciatica is the so called degenerative disc disease. As it
was stated above, degeneration occurs when people gets old or reaches
its adultery stage. This is but natural in human beings. With this,
expect that the body built of an old person weakens and is already
prone to various pains and diseases.
spondylolisthesis is another cause to this kind of pain. This happens
when the small stress fracture permits one vertebral body to trip
onward on another vertebral body. With this, there will be a
compression of the spinal discs causing pain and irritate the nerves
connected to it.
cause to this kind of pain includes
the so called piriformis syndrome.
With this, the sciatic nerve is being irritated
as this nerve runs
through the piriformis muscle. During the pain, the piriformis muscles
pinch the nerve root which causes the pain.
major cause of this pain in the sciatica is sacroiliac joint
dysfunction. This means that the sacroiliac is being irritated. The
joint is located in the bottom of the spinal column. All the stated
causes are the major causes of the pain. Other causes would also
include pregnancy, muscle strain, scar tissue, spinal tumor, and
pain can be diagnosed with the help of the medical expert. This is done
with the use of the physical exam as well as the review of the medical
history. During the diagnosis or the examination, x-rays, CT scan,
films, MRI scan, and eletromyogram are being used to have a detailed
diagnosis of the pain.
and medications are now made available to ease the symptoms as well the
irritating pain of this said sciatica. Sometimes, people who are
experiencing the pain may no longer need to aid or to take medications
of this because it can heal on its own.
it definitely heals without even applying treatments or medications but
it may take long time like weeks or months. But it is also important to
be aware of the pain so as to avoid making the situation of the pain
comes to worst.
pain can be treated in many ways if the symptom is frequent or has not
been healing in time. Physical therapy can be applied in this kind of
situation. Surgery may also be applied but to a selected case only
where in the pain is so constant that medications as well as therapies
may not already be applicable.
surgical ways on treating sciatica may also be applicable as long as it
has been recommended by the medical expert or your personal doctor or
you therapist. For the acute symptom of the pain, one could apply heat
or ice packs on the pain.
pain on an acute level may be treated with the help of ice packs or
applied heat onto the pain. Medications would also be taken like pain
relievers or the ones recommended by the doctor. Non- steroidal and
anti- inflammatory drugs can be of help.
of these medications would include ibuprofen, naproxen, and COX-2
inhibitors. Orals steroids can also be an aid to the sciatica. Epidural
steroid injections for sciatica are also a help in alleviating the
symptoms caused by this pain.