An archaic termBMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39275.951343.BE (Published 19 July 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:112
- Jeremy C T Fairbank, consultant orthopaedic surgeon
- Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford OX3 7LD
In their clinical review Koes et al use the entirely non-evidence-based term “sciatica.”1 From the Greek, it literally means hip pain. In English, the Oxford English Dictionary gives precedent to a quote from Shakespeare's Timon of …
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