The term “sciatica” suggests something from an old-time book of folk medicine — but this nerve impingement syndrome is very much with us in the here and now. Pinched sciatic nerve tissue can cause both loss of function and disturbing discomfort in one or both lower extremities, making your favorite everyday activities into an impossible […]
It might be a slight twinge when you grab something off the shelf. It could be a dull ache that’s lasted for days. There are different kinds of back pain and plenty of possible culprits. But what caused your back pain and how can you treat it? Let’s explore some of the facts and myths behind back pain.