McMonigle Neurology Associates

Your Well Being

The McMonigle Difference


20+ Years Experience

Dr. McMonigle is board-certified and has completed fellowships in clinical neurology, child neurology, and neuromuscular disorders.

Specialized Services

On-site state-of-the-art testing affords our patients convenient and comprehensive exams.

Affordable Patient Care

We work closely with most insurance providers to keep your treatments as affordable as possible.

Professional Staff

We are sensitive to your needs and treat every patient and their family with the utmost respect and privacy.

What are the Symptoms of Sciatic Nerve Pain?


The cause of sciatic nerve pain is irritation or compression of the sciatic nerve originating in the lower back, radiating deep into the buttock, and traveling down the front or back of the thigh, leg, and/or feet.

Smithtown, NY residents may experience constant or intermittent sciatic nerve pain with sudden or gradual occurrences depending on the cause.

Common symptoms of sciatic nerve pain may include:

  • Pain down the back, buttocks, and back of the leg
  • Hip pain
  • Numbness or weakness in lower back, buttock, leg, or feet
  • Intensified pain when standing, sitting, or sneezing
  • Tingling (pins & needles) feeling in legs, toes, or feet
  • Tightness in calf or back of the thigh
  • Loss of bladder or bowel control

Instances of sciatic nerve pain symptoms occur among athletes, very active residents, and even inactive residents of Smithtown.

Call today or visit us online to schedule an initial consultation.

If you are a victim of sciatic nerve pain, lower back pain, or believe you have sciatica, it may be time to see Dr. McMonigle for a diagnosis.

What Causes Sciatica in Smithtown Patients?


Sciatica is a symptom of an issue with the largest nerve in the body known as the sciatic nerve.

Residents of Smithtown who have sciatica experience pain, numbness, weakness, or tingling that may start as lower back pain and extend down the leg to the calf, foot, or toes, usually on only one side of the body.

Sciatica may be the result of several medical conditions, such as:

  • A ruptured intervertebral disc
  • Lumbar spinal stenosis
  • Vertebral compression fracture
  • Spondylosis
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Herniated discs
  • Osteoarthritis

Lifestyle and personal habits may contribute to the likelihood of experiencing sciatica. Contributing factors include lack of exercise, poor postures, aging, sitting for extended periods, smoking, or diabetes.

Call our office or schedule an online consultation. Diagnosing sciatic pain and uncovering the cause is vital to safeguarding you from a worsening condition.

Why Choose Us for Lower Back Pain Treatment in Smithtown?


Many people live with lower back pain, but if you suffer from pain that interferes with your life, it is time to see the best Neurologist in New York!

If you are suffering lower back pain or other neurological conditions in Smithtown and are ready to experience a better kind of care, call to schedule a consultation at our modern state-of-the-art medical and testing facility.

Dr. McMonigle is fully committed to her patients from the initial consultation through the treatment process. During your consultation, Dr. McMonigle will likely ask about your medical history, the type of pain you are experiencing, and any past or recent related injuries.

These are a few reasons why patients choose our medical clinic for lower back pain treatment in New York:

  • High quality personalized & compassionate care
  • A professional staff
  • World-class modern neurology
  • New state-of-the-art medical facility & testing
  • Affordable patient care
  • Board-Certified Neurologist

Call McMonigle Neurology Associates for help in managing a range of neurological conditions.