‘Sciatica’ means pain coming from irritation of the Sciatic nerve – the thickest nerve in your body. It radiates into the buttock, outer hip, thigh, or further down the leg. It can be a very nasty issue to have to deal with. And very painful. The joints in your back can also cause similar type of leg pain. It is important to identify which body parts are involved in order to formulate an effective treatment plan. Your osteopath can do this for you.
One of the most common types of bad posture we see as Osteopaths in people who sit for long periods every day, is something called