Test Yourself November 2019: Sciatica


Earn Certificates of Achievement as you test your skills with NAILPRO’s Professional Participation Program. In each issue, you’ll find a multiple-choice test that will allow you to demonstrate what you’ve learned from our Nail Clinic column. For answers to this month’s test, see our Nail Clinic article on “Sciatica“. If you earn a score of 80% or higher, you’ll be awarded a framable Certificate of Achievement. A perfect score earns a Certificate of Achievement With Honors.

Welcome to your Sciatica Quiz

1. Sciatica is more of a symptom than an actual medical condition.

2. The sciatic nerve is formed from five nerve roots that join together ________.

3. According to a majority of medical opinion, ________ is the most common cause of sciatica.

4. Nail techs are most likely more vulnerable to sciatica because of ________.

5. Prolonged sitting is probably a factor in the development and aggravation
of sciatica.

6. Which of the following is a symptom of sciatica?

7. Surgery in which a small part of disc material is removed is called ________.

8. Which of the following is not a common medical approach to treating sciatica?

9. The risk for developing sciatica increases after age 50.

10. Approximately ________ of people with low back pain are diagnosed with sciatica.

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