The sciatic nerve originates in the low back at L3 and travels down through the back of the legs. When this nerve is irritated, sciatica can develop. The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the body. Depending on where your sciatic nerve is being irritated will depend on where you are experiencing pain.
Athletes improve by pushing themselves – but pushing too hard can cause small cracks in the bone, most often in the feet or lower legs. Stress fracture, the bane of both competitive and recreational athletes, is a fairly common injury that takes time to heal. Stress fractures happen when a person attempts more than their […]