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How can I get a siatic nerve to stop hurting?

How can I get a siatic nerve to stop hurting?

NSAIDS, ICE, REST: The sciatic nerve, the longest nerve in the body, exits the from the low portion of spinal cord, travels through the pelvis, supplies motor and sensation to the back of the thighs, the lower leg, ankle, and foot. The inflammation can be caused by an inflamed disc, or a herniated disc can cause pain. Conservative treatment is motrin, ice, and stretching. Weakness, loss of feeling should see doctor. ...Read more

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Nerve (Definition)

The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more


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Can your sciatic nerve be hurt by getting hit?

Yes: Any trauma that compresses the sciatic nerve, either directly or by causing bone fragments to do so, can cause sciatica. Examples include motor vehicle accidents, falling down, football and other sports. ...Read more

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Does the siatic nerve hurt in your buttocks?

Does the siatic nerve hurt in your buttocks?

Yup: You can have buttock pain that may radiate into your leg. ...Read more

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I'm temporarily in a wheelchair and right below my tailbone hurts. Could this be sciatic nerve?

Not likely.: More likely a pressure lesion from sitting more than usual; can lead to a coccygeal decubitus ulcer, which is serious. Get this examined by your doctor. ...Read more

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Sciatic nerve..My leg will hurt so bad can't dribe acar or lay down to sleep?

Call your doctor: This pain is not getting better. You need a physical examination, physical therapy and temporarily pain killer. ...Read more

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Can the front of your thigh and back of your knee hurt if ur sciatic nerve hurts?

Sciatic pain: Yes it can. Need evaluation by an Orthopedic specialist. ...Read more

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My husband has very bad back pain and now his leg hurts. What could be used to help a siatic nerve pinch?

My husband has very bad back pain and now his leg hurts. What could be used to help a siatic nerve pinch?

Sciatica: Sometimes moist heat to low back, gentle stretching (therapeutic massage may help) for tight muscles, NSAID for pain & inflammation are enough. Remove wallet from back pocket permanently; carry in front pocket. If need more relief, doc may rx muscle relaxer & stronger NSAID ± narcotic. Keep stool soft; constipation & straining increase back pain. May need MRI to check for disc problem. ...Read more