Lumbar Radicular Pain (Sciatica)

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    Lumbar Radicular Pain (Sciatica)

    GENERAL Lumbar radicular pain or sciatica, as most commonly known, is defined as pain induced by irritation, inflammation, pressure or injury of a lumbar spinal nerve. The pain is located in the ipsilateral lower extremity and is characterized as a sharp, stabbing, electric shock sensation. Lumbar radicular pain has to be differentiated from lumbar radiculopathy. [...]