Sciatica is a general term used to refer to the symptoms caused by compression or irritation of nerves that make up the sciatic nerve. Contrary to what many believe, exercise is actually more healing for sciatica than bed rest.
The term Sciatica might not be familiar to everyone, but the pain it refers to is very familiar to most of us. Sciatica is medical term for pain in the lower back section of the body, particularly … back pain disc
The sciatic nerve is located deep in the buttock. Because of its vicinity to the piriformis muscle, constriction or swelling of the muscle may lead to irritation of the nerve and pain. (Psoas Trigger Points Lower Backs)
deep piriformis stretch – a stretch that releases tight piriformis muscles, and relaxes the sciatic nerve. Constriction of the piriformis muscle can irritate the sciatic nerve because they lay in close proximity …
Next to high blood pressure and diabetes, back pain is the number one reason for doctor’s appointments. James Levine, Director of the Mayo Clinic-Arizona state University Obesity Solutions Initiative, “Sitting is the new smoking”.