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A 48-year-old female asked:

What can i do for sciatic nerve/foot pain? i have pain for some time now that i feel in my left buttock, it goes down the leg and into both feet. the problems are especially bothersome sitting or driving for longer periods of time, walking, bending over t

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Dr. Richard Rooney
Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Go : Go to your regular doctor and explain your symptoms. They are consistent with sciatica causes from the nerves getting pinched in your back. Your doctor will likely order an mri. This will help diagnose it definitively and then you can narrow down your treatment options.
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Dr. Joseph Hogan
47 years experience
Evaluation: This needs to be evaluated by a specialist. Possible mri, nerve testing. Physical exam.
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Last updated Nov 25, 2020

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