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What are common injuries that can occur in relation to the sciatic nerve?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Rare

Injuries to the sciatic nerve in the leg directly are rare and usually due to penetration injury like knife injuries.
Sometimes, post op from hip replacement or hip dislocation and or pelvis fracture, the sciatic nerve can be injured. Disc herniations in the lower back can compress a spinal nerve that becomes part of the sciatic nerve.

In brief: Rare

Injuries to the sciatic nerve in the leg directly are rare and usually due to penetration injury like knife injuries.
Sometimes, post op from hip replacement or hip dislocation and or pelvis fracture, the sciatic nerve can be injured. Disc herniations in the lower back can compress a spinal nerve that becomes part of the sciatic nerve.
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

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What causes siatica? What injuries can injure the siatic nerve?

In brief: Please clarify

What causes siatica? What injuries can injure the siatic nerve?
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