Do You Really Need Back Surgery? A Surgeon's Guide to Neck and Back Pain and How to Choose Your Treatment

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Spine and Nerve Anatomy

Chapter 5

Nerves of the Lumbo-sacral Plexus
Spinal nerves ranging form L1 and on down to S4 play a part in contributing the complex components of the lumbosacral plexus. The major nerves that emerge from this plexus include the sciatic nerve and the femoral nerve as well as a variety of others. Reproduced from Atlas of Human Anatomy by Frank Netter, MD, with permission of Icon Learning Systems/Elsevier.
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