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Where on the body does sciatica usually affect?

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Sciatica usually affects only one side of the lower body. Often, the pain extends from the lower back all the way through the back of the thigh and down through the leg. Depending on where the sciatic nerve is affected, the pain may also extend to the foot or toes.

From: Pain Management and Sciatica WebMD Medical Reference

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Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on March 13, 2018

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Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on March 13, 2018

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