noun. neuralgia along the sciatic nerve.
Example sentences of the word sciatica
1. Noun, plural
Since a horse with sciatica will usually be in pain, he often displays noticeable changes in behavior -- especially when he is ridden, given the weight on his back that can increase symptoms.
2. Noun, singular or mass
A horse with sciatica may find it difficult to stand still or raise his legs for the farrier due to pain.
3. Verb, base form
Bursitis and sciatica both cause pain and discomfort, which can be severe.
Bursitis and sciatica pain can get worse with movement of the affected areas 2.
Some people with sciatica find that they need to shift their weight to the unaffected leg to relieve pain and discomfort.
6. Verb, past participle
If you have sciatica**, you likely feel pain or other sensations along the distribution of your sciatic nerve.