Sciatica: a historical perspective on early views of a distinct medical syndrome

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The authors offer a brief overview of early theories and treatments of sciatica. Tracing medical traditions through early Greek, Roman, and Eastern epochs, the authors demonstrate the slow sequential steps that were required to delineate this disease as a uniquely human affliction.

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Address reprint requests to: Ioannis Karampelas, M.D., Department of Neurosurgery, The Medical Center of Central Georgia, 840 Pine St. Suite 880, Macon, Georgia 31201. email: ikarampelas@yahoo.com.

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