Sciatic

  • (adj): Of or relating to the ischium (or the part of the hipbone containing it).
    Example: "Sciatic nerve"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on sciatic:

Sciatic Notch
... Sciatic notch may refer to Greater sciatic notch Lesser sciatic notch. ...
Sciatica
... Sciatica ( /saɪˈætɪkə/ sciatic neuritis) is a set of symptoms including pain that may be caused by general compression or irritation of one of ... This point is important, because treatment for sciatica or sciatic symptoms often differs, depending upon the underlying cause of the symptoms and pain levels ... to as lumbar radiculopathy, which involves compression of the sciatic nerve roots caused by a herniated (torn) or protruding disc in the lower back ...
Lesser Sciatic Notch
... Below the ischial spine is a small notch, the lesser sciatic notch it is smooth, coated in the recent state with cartilage, the surface of which presents two or three ridges corresponding to the subdivisions of the ... It is converted into a foramen, the lesser sciatic foramen, by the sacrotuberous and sacrospinous ligaments, and transmits the tendon of the Obturator ...
Inferior Gluteal Artery
... The inferior gluteal artery (sciatic artery), the larger of the two terminal branches of the anterior trunk of the internal iliac artery, is distributed chiefly ... and the Piriformis, behind the internal pudendal artery, to the lower part of the greater sciatic foramen, through which it escapes from the pelvis between the Piriformis and Coccygeus ... greater trochanter of the femur and tuberosity of the ischium, accompanied by the sciatic and posterior femoral cutaneous nerves, and covered by the Glutæus maximus, and ...
Piriformis Syndrome - Diagnosis
... that Piriformis syndrome occurs when the Sciatic nerve is compressed or pinched by the Piriformis muscle ... exam finding of tenderness in the area of the sciatic notch ... In physical examination, attempts are made to stretch the irritated piriformis and provoke sciatic nerve compression, such as the Freiberg, the Pace, and the FAIR (flexion ...

More definitions of "sciatic":

  • (adj): Relating to or caused by or afflicted with sciatica.