Re: wieght and cyatic nerve

Being overweight can cause sciatica or pain referral into the lower extremity. Excess weight can cause increased pressure on the spine leading to nerve compression. So yes, it is possible but not always the cause.

Posted By doc4bax on July 17, 2007 at 13:00:14:

In Reply to: wieght and cyatic nerve posted by virginia gonzles on June 30, 2007 at 11:49:27:

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Proven effective in the treatment of swelling and edema of the ankle joints. Controlled, uniform compression throughout entire effected area.

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