Non Spine Causes of Sciatica
Sciatica is the pinched nerve feeling in the back that causes back pain with a radiating pain to the hips to the legs. As an Orthopaedic Spine Specialist, it is probably the most common complaint of my patients. In the most simplest definition, sciatica is a pinching of the nerve that goes from the spine […]
How Common are Disc Herniations?
Surprisingly, I am rarely asked questions about frequency of disc herniations. But the answer is, it is very common. The better question is, “Is the disc herniation seen on the MRI the cause of my pain?”. The answer to that question is maybe. Research has demonstrated that findings of disc protrusions, disc hernations, and disc degeneration are very […]