Sciatica pain is not an illness in itself, but a symptom of serious spinal problems. Unfortunately it is a rather frequent issue seen in the consultation room and one the first signs of serious defects of the lower spine.
The nerves go down from the brain to the lower part of the body through the vertebral column. Between the vertebrae – this is how the single members of the vertebral column are called – are soft spongiform rings that form the cartilage. This cartilage separates the vertebrae from each other and allows the nerves to exit the spinal chord and reach their respective destination. Continue reading “What is sciatica pain?” »