Sciatica is a common reason why people seek chiropractic care. Sciatica is a very painful symptom of nerve compression that makes standing, walking, and sitting challenging at best. It’s pain presents in many different forms and intensities. The classic pattern usually presents as persistent pain in the buttocks that travels down the back of the leg to either the calf or foot. The patient can also experience tingling or burning pain with numbness or weakness in the foot or leg.