The pain that radiates along the sciatic nerve path and starts from lower back to branch through the hips and buttocks down to the leg is known as sciatica and it usually affects only one side of the body. Though many alternative treatments are proposed to counter the pain originating from sciatic nerve, shockwave therapy in Chennai has been proven to be effectual in treating the pain. Sciatic nerve is the longest and widest nerve on the body and is responsible for innervating the legs and relaying signals between skin and the muscles.