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What causes buttock pain and sciatica? 4 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Sciatica

Your sciatic nerve begins at your spinal cord, runs through your hips and buttocks, and then branches down each leg. This nerve is your body's longest nerve and one of the most important ones. It has a direct effect o...

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2

Slipped (Herniated) Disk

You can have a slipped disk in any part of your spine, from your neck to your lower back. Read more about symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment.

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3

Spondylolisthesis

Spondylolisthesis is a spinal condition in which one of the lower vertebras slips forward onto the bone below. It's usually treated with therapy or surgery.

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4

Radiculopathy

Radiculopathy, or a pinched nerve of the spine, can cause pain in various parts of your body. Learn more about treating and preventing this condition.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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