The Pain Caused by Sciatica

Amir Mahajer, Interventional Spine Specialist at Baptist Health Neuroscience Center, says lower back pain with or without leg pain is extremely common and sometimes these exacerbations become more often and more frequent.
“The number one thing I always tell patients not to do when they’re having acute pain is doing forward flexion or bending at the spine,” he recommends because it can cause increased inter disc pressure and that can push the disc fragment back.

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