What is sciatica and what can you do to relieve it?

Sciatica is pain in the leg that runs along the course of the sciatic nerve due to pinching or irritation of the nerves in the lower back. Common causes include herniated discs, spondylolisthesis¬†(a condition in which one vertebrae slips out of place onto the bone below it) or degenerated discs. It typically presents as pain…