A 46-year-old member asked:
What is location of symptoms of sciatica?
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Pain Management 28 years experience
One leg: Sciatica is a term for pain that radiates along the sciatic nerve, anywhere from the lower back, buttocks, down the back of the leg, to the foot. There may also be weakness, numbness, tingling, particularly in the leg and/or foot. The location of the pain and/or numbness varies according to the location that the sciatic nerve or nerve root is affected.
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Orthopedic Spine Surgery 30 years experience
Sciatic nerve: Sciatica refers to pain along the distribution of the sciatic nerve. Commonly it refers to pain starting in the buttock and traveling to the back of the leg to the ankle. There is rarely pain in the front (anterior) thigh with this complaint. Pain in that location is commonly referred as a femoral neuropathy.
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Pain Management 18 years experience
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