Sciatica symptoms

Symptoms could include:

  • Pain is a general term that describes uncomfortable sensations in the body, ranging from annoying to debilitating. Pain stems from activation of the nervous system and is highly subjective.
  • Back pain (medically referred to as "lumbago") is not a disease; it is a symptom. Back pain usually refers to a problem with one or more of the structures of the lower back.
  • Prevent back pain by protecting your spine and strengthening your back muscles. Learn ways to fight the onset of back pain.
  • If you experience any severe warning signs or your back pain has not gone away after practicing management techniques, speak to your doctor.
  • Most low back pain is the result of an injury, such as muscle sprains or strains due to sudden movements or poor body mechanics while lifting heavy objects. But low back pain can also be caused by certain diseases, such as cancer of the spinal cor...
  • There are many causes of leg pain, some of which are medically serious. Minor discomfort will often disappear within a short time and can be eased or relieved with at-home treatments. Common causes are cramps, injury, and medical conditions. Seek ...
  • Our feet are critical elements of our bodies. They bear our weight when we are standing and help us to get where we need to go. Because of this, they're frequently in pain. Foot pain refers to any pain or discomfort in the toes, heels, arches, sol...
  • Hip pain is the general term for pain felt in or around the hip joint. It can be caused by a number of injuries or conditions, including arthritis.
  • Hip disorders affect the components of the hip joint. The hip joint is comprised of a ball and socket joint, cartilage, muscle, ligaments, and lubricating fluid that helps the hip to make smooth movements. Symptoms of a hip disorder differ dependi...
  • Marijuana, or cannabis, has played a role in medical treatment for thousands of years. Many U.S. states have legalized marijuana for medical purposes.
  • An abnormal sensation is often a signal that there something affecting a nerve or the nervous system. These sensations are often difficult to describe and are subjective, that is, experienced by the patient but may be difficult for the provider to diagnose and treat.
    Date:September 30, 2007
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