Sciatica

What is Sciatica?

Sciatica is the pain caused by inflammation of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve runs from gluteal region to the thigh and then it divides into two branches at the level of the knee. The pain starts from the gluteal region and runs along the course of the nerve from gluteal region to the foot.

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