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sciatic pain

(3 Posts)
SoDiana Sat 14-Nov-15 18:03:53

Am I being unreasonable to think that my father is talking through his hole in saying that alcohol consumption is the cause?

Skullyton Sat 14-Nov-15 18:08:18

no you're not.

Sciatica is most often caused by problems with the discs in the L1-L5 section of the lumbar spine, or skeletal problems/misalignment in that area and the pelvis where the Sciatic nerve anchors to the lower spine and travels through the sacrum in the pelvis.

<bitter voice of experience and current severe pain due to compressed discs>

loveyoutothemoon Sun 15-Nov-15 15:04:30

Maybe he is trying to make a point!

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