Sciatica is characterized by pain that originates in the lower back or buttocks and travels into one of both legs. Sciatic nerve pain can vary in intensity and frequency. The pain is described as a dull, achy, sharp, and feeling like pins and needles. There are many disorders that can cause sciatica, so Dr. Blitz will first determine the cause of the pain. Depending on the cause, Dr. Blitz will be able to choose the correct form of chiropractic therapy to help your body heal itself.