If any of the following describe your symptoms, you should consult with your local physician and/or physical therapist.
- Numbness or tingling down the leg
- Experience a traumatic acute injury (e.g. heard a “pop” from a fall or accident)
- Pain increases when you bend your lower back forward or backward
- Unable to bear any weight through the limb
- Unexplained weight loss or fever
- Constant pain for over a week, during which you’re unable to find a comfortable position