Sciatica is medical condition that affects the leg, but the source of the pain is actually found in the lower back. When the nerve roots on the lower back gets pinched, the sciatic nerve, which covers the entire length of each leg from the buttock down to the foot, is affected. Pain that courses through the entire leg is the excruciating result.
A pinched nerve in the lower back is often caused by a herniated disc. When a spinal disc endures damage—such as a tear or a crack—it can start getting inflamed and bulge into the spinal canal. For most people, the damage will eventually heal itself, and the symptoms will clear up on their own within a matter of weeks. Unfortunately for some, the pain can be long-term. Read more from this blog: http://bit.ly/2pV1obT