What is Leg & Buttock Pain?
Leg and buttock pain is spasm, numbness, tingling or shooting pain near the buttock or legs. Sciatica is a common cause of leg and buttock pain affecting the sciatic nerve that travels along the lower back through the leg.
- Dull ache
- Shooting pain
- Burning sensation
- Difficulty moving legs or foot
Locations of Leg & Buttock Pain
- Leg Pain
- Buttock Pain
- Foot Pain
- Knee Pain
- Muscle Pain
Conditions Related to Leg & Buttock Pain
Sciatica is leg pain originating in the lower back that travels down to the sciatic nerve in the back of the leg.
Piriformis Syndrome is a condition that located in the piriformis muscle of the buttock region behind the gluteus maximus that can result in numbness or tingling in the leg and foot.
Herniated Disc a condition where the inner gelatinous material leaks out the inside of the disc in the spine causing numbness and radiating pain.
Ischiogluteal Bursitis is an inflammatory condition characterized by tissue damage to the ischiogluteal bursa located near the base of the pelvis.
Isthmic Spondylolisthesis is the result of the vertebrae in the lower back moves forward to the space below causing instability and nerve root pain.
Degenerative Disc Disease is the slow deterioration of the spinal discs as the result of aging.
Herpes Zoster (Shingles) are painful blisters on the skin caused by the varicella-zoster virus also known as the chickenpox.
Joint dysfunction a condition where the ribs attach to the spine at each level of the thoracic that can cause pain.
Vertebral Fractures are fractures in the spine that can affect the discs and joints.
Osteoarthritis is swelling as the result of degenerative arthritis due to aging that can cause tenderness and loss of motion.
Cancer is the presence of a benign or malignant tumor located near the groin, leg, or buttock that can affect nerves causing pain.
Myofascial Pain Syndrome is muscle sensitivity that causes chronic pain.
Fibromyalgia is a condition that affects the joints and muscles with chronic, widespread pain.