(THE SUN) — VIAGRA could provide a radical new cure — for stiff backs.

Tests show the sex pill eases sciatica, a painful condition which affects a million UK men and 400,000 women.
Researchers found a daily dose of the anti-impotence drug speeded rec­overy. Taking it for a month also healed damaged nerves and boosted movement.

Treatment for sciatica, caused by pressure on the sciatic nerve, traditionally involves gentle exercise and anti-inflammatory painkillers.

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