is this really sciatica? help!
hello, to cut a long story very short, i have been told by my gp i have sciatica, the only problem is i had a dvt 1 year ago and the pain feels very similar, it is mostly in my left calf, its not swollen or red but it is tender. i had an ultrasound scan 6 weeks ago (i ve had this pain for a year now) and i have been reasurred it is not a dvt. has anyone else experienced calf pain with sciatica, i have scoliosis so not sure if its connected. i do get some back and upper leg pain but all i can think about is the calf pain. the dr has persribed amitriptyline but as i have just read it is used to treat depression aswell and im a bit unsure about taking it. please help if anymone else has experienced these pains from sciatica!