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Also known as radicular pain, Sciatica is an electric, sharp and jolting pain that shoots down the buttock and leg, often to below the knee. In the case of a disc herniation, it is worse with sitting and coughing or sneezing.

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • North American Spine Society
  • Peak Orthopedics
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada