What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?


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




cord, the guidelines in the herni--




ated disc or spondylosis sections




must be followed.


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