Lumbar radiculopathy (sciatica)

Lumbar radiculopathy (sciatica) is a syndrome with nerve root impingement and/or inflammation that has progressed enough to cause neurological problems (pain, numbness, tingling), usually down the back of the leg; but it can also be felt on the front of the leg.

For more information on how acupuncture may be able to help with the symptoms of sciatica, please download this factsheet.