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A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tom Harrington
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Pyriformis syndrome: There are some excellent on line descriptions of the condition and necessary stretching exercises. Sitting on a tennis ball reproducing the pain help ... Read More
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Dr. Mitchell Cohn
34 years experience Pain Management
Wrong Question: Piriformis synd rarely goes away by itself.The question is 'What can be done to get rid of piriformis synd.?' Some people advocate stretching the piri ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Cohen
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Botox: Takes 2-5 days to kick in.
Dr. John Mancoll
29 years experience Plastic Surgery
About a week: It can take between5-7 days for Botox to work on the muscle. It does not mean that your piriformis syndrome will be gone at 1 week. Once the muscle ar ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Sciatica.: Weight loss should definitely help your symptoms. Physical therapy will be a good idea as well. Analgesics should be of the non-narcotic variety and b ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
In part but need mor: We would need more information. The piriformis muscle is in the gluteal region and sitting can irritate it but strengthen it. The piriformis musc ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
Piriformis syndrome: Piriformis syndrome pain usually stops at about the knee. If it goes lower, you may want to have your sciatic nerves looked at.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
Don't: The Botox did't work this time.Piriformis syndrome is hard to treat-consult the dr and see if they think another round of that treatment or another is ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Pain: Whatever the name or cause, your pain needs to be be treated. This will determine how quickly it is resolved. He/she may prescribe physical therapy ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Freedman
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Could be priformis: What your describing could be piriformis syndrome. This is one fo the small muscles of the hip that can compress the sciatic nerve and can cause pain ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kornelis Poelstra
23 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Piriformis: Lots of stretching... although to have 'just' piriformis pain after dance is rare. It might just be pain from working out, depending on the dance, and ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
20 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
It does: but it's just one part of several treatments... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piriformis_syndrome#Treatment my advice? don't do any one exercise/mane ... Read More
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