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A 40-year-old female asked:

Sciatica? pain in my left buttock, runs down leg, back of knee and into calf. no needles and pins. burning sensation on side foot & under rib on left.

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Probably: Although there are other potential causes, your symptoms are classic for "sciatica" which refers to symptoms that run down the leg from an irritation of a nerve in the back. Don't hesitate to be seen for it as there are many good treatment options.
Last updated Aug 17, 2020


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