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.

Lumbar Radiculopathy Video

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.
The piriformis is a small muscle located deep in the buttock, behind the gluteus maximus.

Piriformis Syndrome Video

Piriformis syndrome is an irritation of the sciatic nerve caused by the contraction of the piriformis muscle.
Sciatic Nerve Anatomy Video

Sciatic Nerve Anatomy Video

Watch an animated video detailing the anatomy of the sciatic nerve.
Sciatica Causes and Treatments Video

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 Video

Sciatica Overview 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.
Sciatica Treatment Video

Sciatica Treatment Video

Sciatica treatments will vary depending on whether the pain is in its early stages or if it is chronic.
Video: What Is Your Sciatic Nerve and Why Does It Hurt So Much?

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

Find out what causes pain along your sciatic nerve.