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Anatomy of Sciatica During Pregnancy
Jan 21, 2017
In order to understand why Sciatica occur during pregnancy, it's helpful to know the basic anatomy of the spine. The spine is made up of 33 individual bones called vertebrae. 
Symptoms of Sciatica During Pregnancy
Jan 21, 2017

Sciatic pain starts in the lower spine and radiates downward into buttocks, back side of the leg and into the foot. Sciatica typically only affects one side of the body at a time.

Reasons of Sciatica During Pregnancy
Jan 21, 2017
The growing breasts and belly of pregnancy shift the mother's center of gravity forward and changes her posture. Due to increased loads on lumbar spine, a herniated disc may occur or get worse. 
Sciatica During Pregnancy
Jan 21, 2017

Sciatica is usually a sharp, shooting pain, tingling, or numbness that starts in the lower back or buttocks and radiates into the legs. Sciatica will most likely occur during the third trimester, when the baby has significant growth spurt.

Diagnosis and Treatment of Pregnancy Back Pain
Jan 08, 2017

Low back pain during pregnancy is a symptom and not a medical disorder. Your medical history and a physical examination provide the physician with enough information to diagnose this condition.

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