Sciatic Pain

Sciatic Neuralgia

Neuralgia refers to a damaged nerve. The sciatic nerve originates in the lower spine and travels down the back of the leg to the toes. It supplies sensation, strength and reflexes to the leg, meaning that when damaged it can cause pain, pins and needles, numbness, burning and/or tingling into the le ...

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Piriformis Syndrome

The piriformis muscle is a deep muscle located in the buttock and connects to the sacrum (base of the spine) and the femur (thigh bone). Piriformis syndrome refers to compression of the sciatic nerve as it passes through or under the piriformis muscle. Excessive use of the piriformis muscle without ...

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