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What causes radiating pain from the lower back down into the legs, besides disc herniation?
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Vascular disease
Peripheral vascular disease & spinal stenosis both can cause pain into both legs mimicking sciatic pain as can other issues like hip & knee arthritis.
Other causes of nerve compression in the spine due to a tumor, infection or fracture can cause this pain. Bilateral pyriformis syndrome can also cause bilateral radiating leg pain.

In brief: Vascular disease
Peripheral vascular disease & spinal stenosis both can cause pain into both legs mimicking sciatic pain as can other issues like hip & knee arthritis.
Other causes of nerve compression in the spine due to a tumor, infection or fracture can cause this pain. Bilateral pyriformis syndrome can also cause bilateral radiating leg pain.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
In brief: Leg pain not a disc
Spinal stenosis sacroilitis discogenic pain bil piriformis syndrome foraminal stenosis.

In brief: Leg pain not a disc
Spinal stenosis sacroilitis discogenic pain bil piriformis syndrome foraminal stenosis.
Dr. Mark Weston
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