Sciatic Nerve Pain Symptoms and Causes

Lower back pain Or Sciatic Nerve Pain Symptoms

 

back pain is most commonly felt in the lower back area but it can be experienced along the spine the lower back is the connection between the upper and lower body it bears most of the body's weight pain in the lower back area can be caused by an irritation or problem with the tendons and muscles nerves and nerve roots joints and spinal discs found in the lower back area lower back

pain can be dull or sharp and may be felt from a localized spot or over a broad area when the pain felt in the lower back area has no exact cause it is called a specific low back pain it may suddenly occur after a strenuous activity that involves lifting due to an abrupt movement or gradually because of overuse as a result of repetitive movements it can also be due to improper posture over

exertion and also due to aging a specific low back pain rarely radiates to the legs pain in the lower back may also originate from a damaged disc in the spine a disc consists of a strong fibrous ring and a soft nucleus and functions as a shock absorber between two vertebral bodies of the spine when a disc becomes damaged it may bulge or rupture when soft tissue from the nucleus prolapses through the rupture it is

called a disc herniation herniated disks usually affect the lumbar spine causing low back pain and radiating pain in one or two legs when the herniated disc compresses the sciatic nerve the symptom experienced is called sciatica if the bulging disc is not compromising a nerve back ache may be mild sciatica is the term used to describe the symptoms associated with radiculopathy of the sciatic nerve radiculopathy as a condition wherein a nerve root that links to a

nerve in this case the sciatic nerve is irritated pressured or pinched the symptoms of sciatica include pain tingling and numbness or weakness that radiates along the lower back to the buttocks down to the back of the leg even if nerve compression cannot be confirmed radiologically we still talk about sciatica due to the fact that pain radiates in the specific area of the sciatic nerve for more information about back pain it's best to consult

your general practitioner

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Lower back pain Or Sciatic Nerve Pain Symptoms back pain is most commonly felt in the lower back area but it can be experienced along the spine the lower back is the connection between the upper and lower body it bears most of the body's weight pain in the lower back area can be caused by an irritation or problem with the tendons and muscles nerves and nerve roots...