All About Sciatica
What is Sciatica?
Sciatica is a medical term used to explain symptoms that develop when the Sciatic nerve is compromised. Pseudo sciatica, which is the most common, occurs when the sciatic nerve is compressed by the Piriformis (bum) muscle. True sciatica occurs when one of the sciatic nerve roots is compressed when it exits the spinal column.
Symptoms of Sciatica
Regardless of the type of Sciatica you have the symptoms are the same. These symptoms include but are not limited to pain in the low back, buttocks and down the back 00004000 of the leg. Numbness and tingling are also common symptoms and they follow the same pathway. Weakness can develop anywhere along this pathway because there is an interruption in the sciatic nerve transmission.
Anatomy of Sciatica
The sciatic nerve is the longest and largest nerve in your body. Five sets of paired nerve roots combine to create it, and it's about the diameter of your middle finger. The sciatic nerve starts in your low back, which is called your lumbar spine. The nerve roots are at the L4 and L5 vertebrae (the 'L' means lumbar, and the numbers indicate the level of the vertebra where it is in your back). The sciatic nerve also travels through your pelvic region (sacrum).
Frequently Asked Questions
What foods, vitamins, medicines can be taken to help lessen chance of herpes genitalis outbreaks?
I know keeping your resistance up is essential, but what else can help?
I take the prescription Acyclovir twice a day and I take the vitamin L-Lysine which supposedly inhibits the growth of the herpes virus. I have only had the initial outbreak.
homeopathic medicine for Herpes Genitalis?
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can i join the army with herpes?
Current or history of genital infection or ulceration, including, but not limited to herpes genitalis. so the big question is "including, but not limited to herpes genitalis" mean i still can join? i just need a yes or no.
(10) Current or history of genital infection or ulceration, including but not limited to herpes genitalis (054.11) or condyloma acuminatum (078.11), if of sufficient severity to require frequent intervention or to interfere with normal function, does not meet the standard.
If you have to ask it probably is going to be a disqualifier.
A friend of mine has herpes and wants to join the military, what should he do?
He has herpes on his private area but it is *not* severe or hinders work. He wants to join the army and the recruiter told him to not mention it. There is no way for the military to access your medical records so is he safe to do what the recruiter told him?
The rules say:
“Current or history of genital infection or ulceration, including, but not limited to herpes genitalis or condyloma acuminatum, if of sufficient severity to require frequent intervention or to interfere with normal function, is disqualifying.”
The rule says that a person is disqualified if the herpes interferes with normal function, but it doesn't affect my friend's normal functions. He doesn't even need/want the medicine. He only had the first outbreak and that's it. So can't they just give him a wavier?
If he gets caught for lying about herpes, will they send him to jail for it? Or just DQ him or left him stay in the military?
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