Piriformis Syndrome

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Individuals with piriformis syndrome complain of buttock and/or posterior thigh pain while running, walking, and/or sitting. Sometimes pain is also associated with numbness and tingling. Click here if you think you have Plantar fasciitis. We supply physical therapy redondo beach, which is needed if you continue to feel pain.


physical therapy redondo beach PIRIFORMIS SYNDROME
What It Is

Mechanical compression or irritation of the sciatic nerve by the piriformis muscle or other deep hip musculature.

Contributing Factors
  • Poor running mechanics: pelvic drop, hip internal rotation
  • Hip weakness
  • Over training or inadequate rest
Treatment & Management
  • Correct running mechanics
  • Run-specific strengthening routine
  • Soft tissue mobilization
  • Rest and ice