Sciatica, also known as radiculopathy or radicular pain, is a common disorder causing radiating pain from the lower back to the leg. This condition is an irritation or compression of one or more nerve roots in the lumbar spine. Because these nerves travel to the hips, buttocks, legs and feet, an injury in the lumbar spine can cause symptoms in these areas. Sciatica may result from a variety of problems with the bones and tissues of the lumbar spinal column. Your healthcare provider will work with you to diagnose and treat your sciatica.
If you suffer from sciatica and would like additional information on this painful condition, please review the video and frequently asked questions below. If you are interested in or scheduled for a epidural injection for your radicular pain and would like additional information on this interventional procedure please refer to our article on epidural injections. Additionally, if you have questions or concerns do not hesitate to discuss them with your physician.
Sciatica/ Radiculopathy/ Radicular pain FAQ
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