(Wikipedia tells me this: Although sciatica is a relatively common form of low back pain and leg pain, the true meaning of the term is often misunderstood. Sciatica is a set of symptoms rather than a diagnosis for what is irritating the root of the nerve, causing the pain. This point is important, because treatment for sciatica or sciatic symptoms will often be different, depending upon the underlying cause of the symptoms. - thanks, Wikipedia!)
with varying degrees of pain. As I've been having a flare up recently that's caused me some decidedly wicked lower back / hip pain, I asked my brother, Lou, over at Journey to Fitness for some advice. Not only did he come through, he blogged about it today. Check out his blog for today at Journey to Fitness. Thanks, Lou!