Sciatic pain or sciatica is something many of us will experience at one point in our lives.
The name itself tells you that sciatic pain affects the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is the biggest nerve in the body. It starts from both sides of the lower spine, goes through the buttocks and in the back part of the thigh and finally ends to the foot. The sciatic nerve plays a major role in maintaining the strength, sensitivity and movement of the legs.