A 26-year-old male asked:
pain in lower right back above buttocks. travels down leg. knee pain shooting down leg when crossing legs. no knee swelling, full weight bearing.
1 doctor answer
Dr. Bradley Butkovich answered
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sciatica: It is very likely you have sciatica. The sciatic nerve can be irritated with by many things. Recommend NSAIDs, exercise and ab strengthening. Sleep and sit on hard NOT soft surfaces. If not better definitive treatment is medrol dose pak and/or PT.
Answered on Jul 6, 2020
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