Sciatica is not a medical diagnosis – it is a symptom of an underlying medical condition. Sciatic pain can vary from infrequent and irritating to constant and incapacitating.

The following infographic describes the causes and symptoms of sciatica. According to the infographic, some people suffer from low back pain might experience some common symptoms of sciatica. Sciatica results from compression of spinal nerves that leads to their inflammation. It can be caused by Spinal Stenosis and Disc Herniation. However, aging and associated with it wear and tear of the spine, is not the only cause of disc herniation and sciatica. Check out the other factors in the infographic below.

What is more, you should visit your doctor as soon as possible if you experience sudden numbness in your leg or fail to control your bladder or bowels.



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