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2. Sciatica

Slipped discs in the lumbar region can press on the sciatic nerve, causing a condition called sciatica. The condition usually manifests as pain that travels from the buttock into the leg and can continue into the foot. Sciatica often accompanies lower back pain, as well. As with other slipped disc-related pain, it usually worsens with movement. Notably, straightening the affected leg is severely painful.

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