I'm not sure what to do about my pain down the leg

Patient

Q: What do I do for sciatica? I have pain down my right leg and my back hurts.

Symptoms:  Pain down the leg and back
Doctor

A:   Thank you for writing to us.

Here are the things that can help with sciatic type of pain:
Stretching and massage of the hip in the affected side
Taking tablet Paracetamol to reduce the pain
Icing the area of the hip
Taking local steroid injections for pain
The last resort would be to get surgery to help you.

Hope this helps you.

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