This is when the sciatic nerve exiting from the spine is compressed and leads to a severe, often sharp, throbbing or burning pain down the back of the legs. Sometimes pins and needles, weakness or numbness in the legs can also be felt.
It may be another condition that is causing your pain – click here to view the other causes.
Our physiotherapists can assess you and recommend and carry out the best possible treatment. If we feel that you could benefit from a review by one of the best back specialists in London we can organise this for you.