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Si joint nerve

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology 19 years experience
Good questions: Those are all good questions. You should not get sciatica in your calf only- perhaps it is a little different. So you have calf pain on one side, SI... Read More
Dr. Nic Gay
Dr. Nic Gayanswered
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 13 years experience
Possibly: Hi Amy, Sciatica typically radiates down the full length of the legs. It may be one-sided or both sides. Piriformis syndrome also may cause a similar... Read More
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 33 years experience
Sciatica still can b: One can still have sciatica without DISK problems. Many other places within the anatomy of the vertebral bodies that nerve roots involved in causing s... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Sciatica: SI joint pain alone can't, but if you have a muscle spasm irritating your sciatic nerve, it can cause pain shooting down your leg. This requires very ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Unlikely: I find that explanation very unlikely. IMO, SI joint pain is a very overused explanation as a cause for low back pain. SI joint issue will not give yo... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Depends: If you already have sciatica and it involves your si joint too, this nerve goes all the way down to the foot, and can affect any part of the nerve tha... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology 19 years experience
SI joint pain & nerv: Normally SI joint pain does not radiate to the foot. I would not generally guess that SI joint pain and nerve dysfunction occurred together. http://... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology 34 years experience
Not really: The first sacral roots are inside the spinal canal. The S-I joints are WAY outside that.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Indravadan Gatiwala
Neurology 42 years experience
Need more detail: Do you have multiple nerve problems? Did you see neurologist?
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology 19 years experience
The answer varies: Normally the SI sacroiliac joint and the L5 nerve root are not close enough to affect each other. SI joint symptoms- low back pain, soreness with pa... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 17 years experience
SI Joint Pain: can radiate down to the calf in some people. There are referred patterns down the leg via the SI Joint. Typically though SI jt pain is found locally... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology 19 years experience
Depends on the case: Sometimes PT and other conservative therapy is enough to fix S1 radiculopathy. It's common for this to be recommended. If your MRI film shows obviou... Read More

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