In the early to mid-1980's, the city of Houston was blessed by the most incredible real estate promoter the city has ever seen... the legendary Michael A. Pollack! Millions of Houstonians thrilled to the site of Michael plugging his famous Colonial House apartments, located in "beautiful southwest Houston." Pollack was a man of both style and taste. Costumed in heavy gold chains, a "Bo Duke" hairdo, and an eternally tanned face, Pollack brought a new level of style and sophistication to Houston. And, as he was quick to point out, a new lifestyle!
I have found it helpful to do the stretching exercises my physical therapist recommends. Do some core strengthening exercises, such as the ones highlighted at The Mayo Clinic. By keeping your core strong, your back won't put itself in a position to cause that sciatica pain you are having.