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What is sciatica?

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Sciatica is a common type of pain affecting the sciatic nerve, a large nerve extending from the lower back down the back of each leg.

From: Pain Management and Sciatica WebMD Medical Reference

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Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on March 13, 2018

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