Sciatic Nerve Pain (Sciatica) Overview: Symptoms, Treatment, Outlook
At some point you have heard the term "sciatica" or perhaps you have had it in the past. What exactly is sciatica? How can you prevent it? How can you get it to go away quicker?
Sciatica is often an umbrella term that is used incorrectly and people often call all back pain sciatica. Really, it is nerve pain that radiates down the leg from the sciatic nerve. There are many reasons why one might feel nerve pain in their leg and not all of it is sciatica.