Blog: Sciatica

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Dr. Kaixuan Liu discusses Sciatica, its causes, treatments, and preventative measures

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Dr. Kaixuan Liu discusses Sciatica, its causes, treatments, and preventative measures. Sciatica is a term used to refer to nerve pain that originates in the lower back and is felt through the buttock…
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What Does Sciatica Mean and Why is it Often Misunderstood?

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Many people with back pain that radiates down their legs know they’re experiencing sciatica. But what does sciatica actually mean? The term itself is widely misunderstood and so are its treatments…
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The Cause of Your Sciatic Pain May Be In the Butt, Not the Back

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Can sitting too much become a pain in the butt? “Maybe,” says interventional pain management specialist Kaliq Chang MD of the New Jersey-based Atlantic Spine Center, “but a sedentary lifestyle is…
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Understanding Sciatica and How to Manage a Flare-Up.

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“Causes of sciatica are multiple and sometimes difficult to pinpoint,” states Kaliq Chang, MD of Atlantic Spine Center, an interventional pain management specialist board-certified in anesthesiology…
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Piriformis Syndrome - An Under-Diagnosed and Under-Treated Cause Of Sciatic Pain

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Sciatica describes leg pain that originates in the lower back, travels through the buttock and down the sciatic nerve in the leg. It is a condition that can prove to be incredibly painful and even…
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Do I Have Sciatica, or Something Else?

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What conditions can mimic sciatica? Back pain accompanied by pain radiating down one or both legs is sciatica, right? While that's often the case, several other back problems can be confused for…