What is Sciatica

Sciatica isn’t actually a condition, but rather a term used to describe symptoms that are caused by compression of the sciatic nerve. For this reason, sciatic nerve pain generally indicates there is an underlying problem in the area that is compressing the nerve.

Watch this video to learn how Lateral Stenosis can cause Sciatica.

Common conditions that can develop in the lower back that lead to nerve pain and other sciatica symptoms include:

  • Bulging Disc
  • Herniated Disc
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Scar Tissue
  • Spinal Bone Spurs

Fortunately, sciatica typically responds well to non-surgical treatments. If diagnosed and treated early, sciatica symptoms generally go away within a couple of months of treatment.

Common conditions that can develop in the lower back that lead to nerve pain and other sciatica symptoms include:

  • Bulging Disc
  • Herniated Disc
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Scar Tissue
  • Spinal Bone Spurs
Have you been diagnosed?

Have you been diagnosed with Sciatica?

Here’s What You Can Do:

Get a second opinion or Sciatica treatment options online with a virtual consultation.


Visit any of our conveniently located clinics to go over your condition one-on-on.


Have a question regarding Sciatica We’d be happy to answer them.

Here’s What You Can Do:

Use our Pain Evaluation Tool to get a preliminary diagnosis online.


Go over your symptoms & any tests with a doctor in a virtual consultation.


Visit any of our conveniently located clinics to go over your symptoms one-on-one.

Here’s What You Can Do:

Use our Pain Evaluation Tool to get a preliminary diagnosis online.


Go over your symptoms & any tests with a doctor in a virtual consultation.


Visit any of our conveniently located clinics to go over your symptoms one-on-one.

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