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Sciatic pain is a very common type of pain affecting 8 in every 10 people. Sciatic pain is not a disease or a disorder, but can be symptoms of another problem related to nerves like degenerative disc disorder, herniated disc, or narrowing of the spinal canal.
The usual areas affected by sciatic pain are the areas along the sciatic nerve pathway including the buttock, lower back, side of the foot, calf, and the heel. The patient may feel weakness or numbness in these areas or a strange sensation like “pins and needles” or tingling.
1 Sciatic nerve
The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the human body. It runs from the lower back through the buttock and down the lower limb. Sciatica is caused by an irritation or compression of the sciatic nerve.
2 What are the common symptoms of sciatica?
The following are the common symptoms of sciatica:
- Burning or tingling down the leg
- Pain in the rear or leg
- A constant pain on one side of the rear
- Feeling of weakness or numbness along the sciatic nerves pathway including the buttock, calf, heel, and side of the foot
- A slow pain that makes it difficult to stand up