Sciatica is well worth avoiding! Irritation or compression around the sciatic nerve can cause shooting pains down your leg and the inability to get off the couch.
This afflicts heavy lifters but can also build up over time with lower impact activity.
Sciatica can affect those who spend a lot of time sitting down, on the couch or at a desk. So most people really.
Don't let it become part of your life. Stretch the muscles around the sciatic nerve to make sure it does its job.
Use the exercises below to remain pain free (and able to walk).