My own share of the general unpleasantness was accentuated by a finely developed bout of sciatica.
Good in all cases of chronic rheumatism, neuralgia, sciatica, and the like.
"Mighty funny sort of sciatica," Rainey told himself as he hurried forward.
Is not this much better, now, than lying wet, and getting the sciatica?
If disease of the muscular tissue combines with a diseased condition of the accompanying nerves, we speak of sciatica.
sciatica is a disease from which youth is comparatively exempt.
Major Mallison excused himself from the luncheon party on the score of sciatica, which being interpreted meant a sore heart.
And if I get shelved with an attack of sciatica, there's the end of it!
We went to her mother's house; the good woman was compelled to keep her bed owing to sciatica.
Two days of it would knock out the sciatica, that old doctor had said.
late 14c., from Medieval Latin sciatica, in sciatica passio "sciatic disease," fem. of sciaticus "sciatic," corruption of Latin ischiadicus "of pain in the hip," from Greek iskhiadikos, from iskhias (genitive iskhiados) "pain in the hips," from iskhion "hip joint."
sciatica sci·at·i·ca (sī-āt'ĭ-kə)
Pain along the sciatic nerve that radiates from the lower back to the buttocks and back of the thigh and is usually caused by a herniated disk of the lumbar region of the spine.