Animated sciatica videos clearly illustrate how sciatica pain is caused through pressure on the sciatic nerve through a number of common low back conditions. Related videos show how pressure is taken off the sciatic nerve through sciatica treatments such as pain medications, lumbar epidural steroid injections, physical therapy and sciatica surgery.

Sciatica Animated Video

Sciatica is leg pain caused by a problem in the low back. Watch an animated video that details the causes and symptoms of sciatica.

Sciatic Nerve Anatomy Video

Watch an animated video detailing the anatomy of the sciatic nerve.

Causes of Foot Drop Video

There are many conditions which can cause foot drop by affecting the peroneal nerve that controls the foot's ability to flex properly.

Causes of Leg Pain Video

There are a number of different ways structures in the spine can cause pain going down into the leg, mostly from referred pain and radiculopathy.

Epidural Steroid Injections for Back Pain and Leg Pain Video

A lumbar epidural steroid injection delivers steroid medication directly around the area that may be causing the lower back pain and/or leg pain.

Lumbar Radiculopathy Video

When a nerve root is irritated as it exits the lower spine, it produces pain, tingling, numbness, and/or weakness going into the leg and is known as a lumbar radiculopathy.

Piriformis Syndrome Video

Piriformis syndrome is an irritation of the sciatic nerve caused by the contraction of the piriformis muscle.

Sciatica Causes and Treatments Video

Learn about the possible causes of sciatica and the various treatment options such as medications, exercise, surgery, and steroid injections.

Sciatica Exercises for Degenerative Disc Disease Video

See how to perform exercises to relieve sciatica from degenerative disc disease. Beginning and advanced techniques are demonstrated.

Sciatica Exercises for Piriformis Syndrome Video

An informative visual demonstration of correct exercises and stretching techniques to help relieve sciatica pain caused by piriformis syndrome.

Sciatica Exercises for Spinal Stenosis Video

Learn the correct technique for performing stretches and exercises to increase back strength and relieve sciatica caused by spinal stenosis.

Sciatica Treatment Video

Sciatica treatments will vary depending on whether the pain is in its early stages or if it is chronic.

Scissor Hamstring Stretch for Low Back Pain and Sciatica Relief Video

Learn to engage both hamstrings simultaneously with the scissor hamstring stretch for sciatica relief.

Seated Chair Hamstring Stretch for Sciatica Relief Video

Learn the seated, or chair, hamstring stretch for sciatica relief.

Spinal Causes of Foot Pain Video

While the most common causes of foot pain are in the foot, doctors also consider these spinal causes when making a diagnosis.

Supine Hamstring Stretch (Towel Hamstring Stretch) for Low Back Pain and Sciatica Relief Video

Learn the steps for completing the supine hamstring stretch, including modifications.

Treatment for Lumbar Radiculopathy Video

The treatment for lumbar radiculopathy focuses around removing the nerve pressure and building strength in the back muscles so the pain does not recur.

Video: Is Spinal Stenosis Causing My Leg Pain?

Learn about spinal stenosis symptoms and causes, as well as the various treatment options, such as medications, injections and surgery.

Video: Lumbar Rotation SI Joint Stretch for Sciatic Pain Relief

The lumbar rotation stretch is a range of motion stretch for the sacroiliac joints (SI joints) that can help alleviate sciatica pain.

Video: Press-Up SI Joint Stretch for Sciatic Pain Relief

The press-up stretch targets the SI joint. Learn the steps and modifications.

Video: Single Knee to Chest SI Joint Stretch for Sciatic Pain Relief

The single knee to chest stretch targets the SI joint and may help alleviate sciatic nerve irritation.

Wall Hamstring Stretch for Sciatica Relief Video

Learn the steps and modifications for the wall hamstring stretch, an advanced stretch for sciatica relief, in this video.

Video: What Is Your Sciatic Nerve and Why Does It Hurt So Much?

Find out what causes pain along your sciatic nerve.