What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?

Sciatica

Sciatica is inflammation of

Symptoms of sciatic nerve irrita-

Massage is indicated for sciatica

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the sciatic nerve. The

tion include shooting pain along

brought about by muscular or

 

source of irritation may be

the dermatome, numbness, or re-

ligamentous forces, but for

 

inside or outside the spinal

duced sensation and paresthesia.

problems that begin in the spinal

 

canal.

 

cord, the guidelines in the herni--

 

 

 

ated disc or spondylosis sections

 

 

 

must be followed.

 

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