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Does sciatica pain go into the ankle and foot?

11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

It can go anywhere in the leg and foot since the nerve travels from the low back all the way into the toes.

In brief: Yes

It can go anywhere in the leg and foot since the nerve travels from the low back all the way into the toes.
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Dr. Bikash Bose
Neurosurgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: Radiculopathy

Yes , sciatic pain can radiate to the ankle and the top of the foot or to the bottom of the foot depending on the nerve root affected.

In brief: Radiculopathy

Yes , sciatic pain can radiate to the ankle and the top of the foot or to the bottom of the foot depending on the nerve root affected.
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Certainly

A possibility from l4&5 and s1 too.

In brief: Certainly

A possibility from l4&5 and s1 too.
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes it can...

The roots of the sciatic nerve stem of the l4/l5 from the lumbar region of the spine.
Those same roots in addition to s1 make up the roots that run into the foot, ankle and leg.

In brief: Yes it can...

The roots of the sciatic nerve stem of the l4/l5 from the lumbar region of the spine.
Those same roots in addition to s1 make up the roots that run into the foot, ankle and leg.
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