Chronic back pain: The causes of severe lower back pain
You can be sitting at work, walking down the street, or in the middle of an intense workout when it hits. That crippling, shooting sensation in your leg is a telltale sign of sciatica, but if you’ve never experienced it before, you might not...Read more
You might think a ruptured disc, in your back would cause you to have terrible back pain—and, yes, it often does. (The word “ruptured” is somewhat of a giveaway!) But back pain is far from the only sign, and, in fact, some of the symptoms of a ruptured disc just might surprise you.
1. Sciatic...Read more
Sciatica can be a pain in the butt—literally. The condition often manifests in upper buttock pain instead of in the back, which can lead to confusion for those who are suffering a first-time bout. So how do you know if what you’re experiencing is from sciatica or something different? There are s...Read more
The word “sciatica” can strike fear in people who have heard horror stories about the debilitating nerve pain that can occur. But, the truth is that, while this can be a serious condition, effective sciatica treatment can help sufferers manage the condition and eliminate the pain.
lt's that familiar back ache that radiates down your leg, or the pins-and-needles feeling that’s been dogging you—those are a few classic symptoms of sciatic nerve pain.
“Sciatica is a common type of pain affecting the sciatic nerve, a large nerve extending from the lower back down the ba...Read more