Sciatica is a collection of symptoms often caused by conditions in the spine. If you suffer or have suffered with sciatic nerve pain, you know how frustrating it can be. What have you done to help manage the frustrations of having this type of pain? For example, some people find that meditation or writing can help distract them from the pain - but everyone is different, so share your experience with us so you can learn from and help others. Read what other people with sciatica do to deal with the pain.