The sciatic nerve, which runs from the lower back to each of the legs, is a large nerve that connects the two. This nerve is known as the sciatic nerve. Sciatica results from pressure on this nerve.

Symptoms of Sciatica in Murfreesboro

  • Pain in the lower back
  • Pain in the leg or rear that worsens when you sit
  • Pin in the hip
  • Tingling or burning sensation down your leg
  • Regular aches on one rear side
  • Numbness, weakness or difficulty in mobility of your legs
  • Hurting excessively which leads to difficulty in standing up

One portion of the lower body is frequently affected by sciatica. The discomfort travels down the back, through the thigh, and to the leg. The position of the damaged nerve decides whether pain travels to your toes or feet. Some people may feel excruciating and overpowering pain, while others may feel aggravating and minor soreness that can get worse.

Causes of Sciatica in Murfreesboro

Besides the root(s) irritation of the lumbosacral spine and the lower lumbar region, there are several other reasons for sciatic nerve discomfort, including:

  • Degenerative disc disease which occurs when discs what act as cushions between the vertebrae break down
  • Pregnancy
  • Muscle spasms in the buttocks or back
  • Spondylolisthesis which happens when one vertebra overlaps another
  • Lumbar spinal stenosis which is the narrowing of the lower back spinal canal

Other factors that may aggravate your lower back discomfort include obesity, wearing high heels, sleeping on a soft mattress, and doing little or no exercise.

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