A 33-year-old member asked:
What could cause sciatica pain in my hip?
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Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Sciatica: True sciatica is leg pain that shoots from back, down the leg past the knee. This mimics the path of the sciatic nerve, thus it's name. Mri of the spine or pelvis would serve to differentiate in most cases if exam and history is not clear. Young patients more likely to have herniated disc. Older patients, pressure from arthritic spurs. All can be treated non-surgically if not getting worse.
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Pain Management 18 years experience
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Last updated Jun 23, 2014
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