Sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve, which branches from your lower back through your hips and buttocks and down each leg.

Symptoms: Pain that radiates from lower spine to buttock and down the back of leg.

Internal Medicines: Rasnasapthakam kashayam, Nirgundi swarasam, Gandharvahasthadi kashayam,Sahacharadi kashayam, Sukumaram lehyam etc.

External therapies: Abhyangam, Lepanam,Kateevasthi, Avagaham, Pizhichil, Virechanam, Snehavasthi, Vaitharanavasthi.

Duration Of stay: 14 days minimum

Diet: Green leafy vegetables should be incorporated in the diet as they provide fiber which improves digestion and elimination of wastes. Avoid cold spicy food items.