All Sciatica Articles

Alternative Treatments for Sciatica: Acupuncture, Acupressure, Biofeedback, and Yoga

Alternative treatments for sciatica include acupuncture, biofeedback, and yoga. Find out which treatments are an option for you.

Sciatica Causes Olivia Newton-John to Postpone Performances

Olivia Newton-John suffers with sciatica causing her to postpone performances. Sciatica's hallmark symptoms include back and leg pain.

Pregnancy, Back Pain and Sciatica

Back pain and sciatica during pregnancy: what can you do about it? Advice from SpineUniverse on preventing and treating sciatica when you're pregnant.

Exercises for Sciatica Caused by Spinal Stenosis

To learn easy back stretches to help with sciatica caused by spinal stenosis, watch this video series.

Why Is Sciatica So Painful?

A question patients often ask is, “Why is sciatica so painful?” They often believe there’s something unique about sciatica versus other types of spinal nerve pain.

Piriformis Syndrome

Learn more about piriformis syndrome, including its symptoms and how to treat it, in this article.

Sciatica in Winter: Does Cold Weather Make Back and Leg Symptoms Worse?

Do cold temperatures really make your sciatica worse? Richard D. Guyer, MD explains.

6 Leading Causes of Sciatica

From a spine surgeon: what are the most common causes of sciatica? And more specifically: what's causing your sciatic nerve pain?

Ergonomics and Sciatica

These simple ergonomic tips can help you get through the workweek and help you manage your sciatica.

Sciatica Relief: Epidural Steroid Injection or Oral Steroids?

Sciatica is a term describing lower back and leg pain related to nerve compression. Is an epidural steroid injection or an oral steroid worth consideration?

Sciatica and Radicular (Nerve Related) Back and Leg Pain

Only your doctor can tell for sure if your symptoms are sciatica. There are many other structures in the spine that can cause similar types of pain.

New Technologies for Treating Sciatica and Back Pain

Radiofrequency Discal procedures, along with pain-relieving devices and spinal pumps are among the new technologies used to ease back pain and sciatica that is caused by disc problems.

4 Strange Sciatica Causes

If you experience the pain of sciatica, odds are you’ll never forget it. Learn about four of the lesser-known ways you might be putting yourself at risk.

Sciatica: Symptoms and Possible Causes

Learn about sciatica symptoms so you know how to recognize it in this expert-written article.

Sciatica: Treatment and Recovery

Sciatica is a painful symptom indicating compression of the sciatic nerve. Learn how this condition can be treated without spine surgery.
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