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Is sciatica a spinal cord injury?

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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

Sciatica is a pain symptom of a pinched nerve in the spine.
Spinal cord injury is an actual/potential damage to the spinal cord resulting in a sensory or motor deficit. The two are very different. Speak with your doctor if you are concerned about either.

In brief: No

Sciatica is a pain symptom of a pinched nerve in the spine.
Spinal cord injury is an actual/potential damage to the spinal cord resulting in a sensory or motor deficit. The two are very different. Speak with your doctor if you are concerned about either.
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Dr. Kevin Vaught
Neurosurgery

In brief: No

Sciatica refers to a irritation or compression of a lower lumbar nerve root.
This is also referred to as a radiculopathy. Check out spine-health.Com.

In brief: No

Sciatica refers to a irritation or compression of a lower lumbar nerve root.
This is also referred to as a radiculopathy. Check out spine-health.Com.
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