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Sciatica is a symptom of a problem with the sciatic nerve, the largest nerve in the body. It controls muscles in the back of your knee and lower leg and provides feeling to the back of your thigh, part of your lower leg, and the sole of your foot. When you have sciatica, you have pain, weakness, numbness, or tingling. It can start in the lower back and extend down your leg to your calf, foot, or even your toes. It's usually on only one side of your body.

Causes of sciatica include

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Illustration of sciatic nerve damage
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  1. Sciatica (National Library of Medicine)  
    Sciatica is a symptom of a problem with the sciatic nerve, the largest nerve in the body. ... the sole of your foot. When you have sciatica, you have pain, weakness, numbness, or tingling. It ...
  2. ... sciatic nerve; Sciatic nerve dysfunction; Low back pain - sciatica ... Sciatica occurs when there is pressure or damage to the sciatic nerve. This nerve starts in the ...
  3. JAMA Patient Page: Sciatica (American Medical Association) - PDF  
    ... of the American Medical Association JAMA PATIENT PAGE Sciatica S ciatica is the term for low back pain ... onset and can persist for days or weeks. Sciatica can be caused by a number of conditions ...
  4. ClinicalTrials.gov: Sciatica From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)  
  5. Sciatica (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
  6. ... Francis Eastside Hospital, Greenville, SC, 07/10/2012) Sciatica Spinal Fusion Surgery for Relief of Chronic Lower ... Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, 1/28/2009) Sciatica Spinal Fusion Surgery for Relief of Chronic Lower ...
  7. Pain: Hope through Research From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
    ... tendonitis or tenosynovitis, affecting one or more tendons. Sciatica is a painful condition caused by pressure on ... down into the thighs, legs, ankles, and feet. Sciatica is characterized by pain in the buttocks and ...
  8. Back Pain From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)  
    ... low back pain and low back pain with sciatica. (Sciatica is back pain that radiates to the hip ... first group have chronic low back pain and sciatica, and they are often diagnosed with a herniated ...
  9. ... The things we can help much better are sciatica, or nerve pinching, much like in this patient. ... low back pain is usually caused with no sciatica, or nerve compression; disc degeneration only. And again, ...
  10. Piriformis Syndrome (American Academy of Family Physicians)  
    ... The most common symptom of piriformis syndrome is sciatica. This term describes pain, tingling or numbness that ... and runs down the back of your leg. Sciatica may start as an intense, burning pain deep ...
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