Sciatica? DRX9000 Lumbar Spinal Decompression May Be The Answer
Posted Jun 02 2009 4:33pm
San Francisco Chiropractor and Herniated Disc Doctor Comments:
The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the body. The nerve roots that exit the lumbar spine to form the sciatic nerve are very sensitive. Even the weight of a pencil erasure can irritate them and cause pain that travels down into the buttocks or leg.
In fact... sciatica is pain in the buttocks or leg ( radicular pain ) from irritation of the sciatic nerve.
So, how does the sciatic nerve become irritated?
Well, this can happen several different ways, here are most of them: