Sciatica: Definition, Causes & Symptoms


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Where is the sciatic nerve located?

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1. What is sciatica?

2. Which of the following is a risk factor for sciatica?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is sciatica? You can find out how much you know about this condition and review its symptoms by using the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to check your understanding of:

  • A risk factor for sciatica
  • The meaning of sciatica
  • Where the sciatic nerve is located
  • Symptoms of this condition

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the meaning of a herniated disc
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on sciatica
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about symptoms and risk factors for sciatica

Additional Learning

Sciatica: Definition, Causes & Symptoms is a lesson you can use any time to complete the following objectives:

  • Identify the number of sciatic nerves that people have
  • See what can cause sciatica
  • Determine the severity of sciatica