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sciatic

1. Anatomy of or relating to the hip or the hipbone
2. of, relating to, or afflicted with sciatica
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Alternating heat and ice therapy can provide immediate relief of sciatic nerve pain.
Briefly, animals were anesthetized by intraperitoneal injection of sodium pentobarbital (40 mg/kg body weight) before the sciatic nerve was exposed by making a 2 cm longitudinal skin incision then interrupted in the position 0.5 cm below ischial tuberosity in the right lateral thigh.
rhinocerotis aqueous extract on functional recovery following crush injury to the sciatic nerve in Sprague-Dawley rats and examined the subacute toxicity (if any) of the extract on Peripheral and Central Nervous Tissues.
SCIATIC nerve pain is also known as sciatica, and it's caused by pressure on the sciatic nerve.
Sciatic hernias are the rarest type of pelvic floor herniation with 99 total cases identified through 2008.
To evaluate the effectiveness of anterior combined approach of 3 in 1 block and sciatic nerve block by single injection technique, using nerve locator, for below knee surgical procedures.
Sciatic nerve injury is a painful injury from your lower back into the back or side or your legs.
Adequate decompression of spinal nerves using a microscope helps the nerve recover, relieving the sciatic pain quickly and further restoring strength in the affected leg and foot."
The anatomy of the sciatic nerve has been well described in literature.[4-8] It arises from the anterior divisions of L4 through S3 and the posterior divisions of L4 through S2 forming the tibial and peroneal branches, respectively.[7] These nerve fibers coalesce to enter the gluteal region through the greater sciatic foramen below the piriformis muscle coursing inferiorly beneath the biceps femoris muscle in the thigh.[8] Although the tibial and peroneal branches are separate and distinct[1,5] along the entire length of the nerve, these are technically formed as the sciatic nerve bifurcates which is usually in the distal thigh.
The largest portion of the plexus is continued down the posterior aspect of the thigh as the sciatic nerve (L4, 5; S1, 2,3).
(SCM) recently presented positive results of a study on using human muscle progenitor cells that ectopically express neurotrophic factors to enhance neuronal regeneration in a sciatic nerve injury mouse model.
The study data show that genetically-modified rats and human muscle progenitor cells with four different neurotrophic factors (MPCNTFs) were found to synergistically alleviate both motoric and sensory deficits of sciatic nerve injury (SNI), a type of peripheral nerve injury.