With more than 80% of people have ever suffered from back. sciatica - second only to the common cold cause of temporary disability.
Some people have sciatica is one day and then goes and does not repeat. But some live with chronic pain for years - even decades.
The back is particularly vulnerable to injury because of their structure, flexibility and natural bending. sciatica usually occurs in the lower part of the back.
Common causes of sciatica :
incarcerated ("slipped") disc - the disc rupture or layer between two adjacent bones - the vertebrae;
damage to the spine or spinal cord;
osteoarthritis - a disease of the joints, causing pain and stiffness;
osteoporosis (thinning of the bones due to a decrease in their amount of calcium).
inflammation of the pancreas;
tumors of the spine;
perforation of ulcers;
growth of the endometrium - tissue component of the uterine lining, outside (endometriosis);
rupture of the abdominal aorta (aortic aneurysm).
Depending on the cause of sciatica can be acute or chronic, constant or intermittent. It can be felt only in the back or spread throughout the spine or down on both feet. Some people have pain at rest decreased, others do not. Observed and other symptoms.
Symptoms of infringing CD
Suddenly or gradually increasing pain in the lower back. May start in the back, and then spread to the buttocks and legs. Movement, coughing, sneezing, increase the pain. Rest brings relief.
Symptoms of lower back strain
Acute pain and tenderness, muscle spasm with lateral movements. Bending of the spine intensifies pain, reduces the rest.
Symptoms of appendicitis
Sometimes it is a life-threatening disease causes pain in the back. Other symptoms include nausea, fever, loss of appetite and vomiting.
Seek immediate medical attention if severe sharp pain in his back, not sagging at rest.
Symptoms of endometriosis
Pain in the lower back, severe cramps in the lower abdomen and sometimes constipation. sciatica increases before or during menstruation.