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Ch 13: Understanding & Treating Sciatica

About This Chapter

Use this helpful chapter on treating and understanding sciatica to help you complete a tough homework assignment or prepare for a nursing exam. You'll find short, user-friendly lessons and multiple-choice quizzes in this chapter that are accessible 24 hours a day on your mobile phone, tablet or computer.

Understanding & Treating Sciatica - Chapter Summary

This helpful chapter outlines the treatments for sciatica and helps you to understand this condition. Topics include the causes and symptoms for sciatica, as well as how it is treated. The short quiz at the end of each lesson is a great way to prepare for an exam or review what you just learned. You're welcome to access these lessons any time you'd like in order to study at your convenience. If you have questions as you work through the lessons, reach out to one of our instructors for assistance. After completing this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Differentiate between sciatica and Piriformis syndrome
  • Define what sciatica is and list its causes and symptoms
  • Outline the treatment options for sciatica
  • Explain how sciatica differs before and after pregnancy
  • Detail how sciatica and constipation are related

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