Sciatica and lower back pain is quite common as it is estimated that about 5 to 10% of Americans suffer from this condition.
This ailment is caused by the lower back nerve being irritated or compressed.
This pain starts from the lower spine and progresses to the lower leg and eventually the foot.
Symptoms of this debilitating ailment include:
- A burning and tingling pain
- A piercing pain in one buttock and leg
- Pain that worsens when the person sits
- In severe circumstances it can lead to a loss of bowel and bladder control.
What Causes Sciatica?