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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Kayvanfar
Sports Medicine 46 years experience
Refer to answer: This is very rare. I have found no cause for this yet. However our experience points to inflammatory conditions.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 27 years experience
Irritation of muscle: Piriformis syndrome is caused when the piriformis muscle compresses the sciatic nerve. Since piriformis syndrome is usually caused by sports or movem... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
No: It's pretty straightforward, but in my opinion it's an overdiagnosed condition, usually mistaken for actual sciatica.
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 17 years experience
Piriformis Pain: The sciatic nerve runs underneath the piriformis muscle and typically does not irritate the nerve. However if the muscle is irritated or the nerve r... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
Pain Management 13 years experience
Several: Techniques. Stretches, facilitated positional release, injections, but the best treatment is one that addresses pelvic imbalance, usually with a heel ... Read More
Dr. William Schmidt
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Symptomatic: As toy know the syndrome occurs when the piriformus muscle presses against the sciatic nerve and causes your symptoms. Surgery is rarely used. Some su... Read More
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Piriformis symdrome: manifests when the sciatic nerve is compressed by a muscle in the buttocks called the piriformis uscle. you can have lower back pain and also in the ... Read More
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Dr. Tom Harrington
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
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
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 39 years experience
Pyriformis/nerve: Its very difficult for you to tell. But a doctor who does a proper examination should be able to tell. Sometimes its difficult without an injection be... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
Podiatry 32 years experience
A few: Orthopedists, Physical medicine specialists, Neurologists, Chiropractors, Physical therapists and other Sports Medicine Specialists have a role to pla... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Cohen
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Botox: Takes 2-5 days to kick in.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
It is very hard: The symptoms get mix up but the piriformis syndrome is one side and polyneuropathy are general, the treatment of both are similar as far medications.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Arcos
Pain Management 38 years experience
Yes: Sciatica refers to ANY cause of irritation ,injury or trauma to the sciatic nerve, at any point in its anatomic course. This can be from a stretch inj... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
AN orthopaedist or: A physical Medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) doc can help. usually it is diagnosed by physical exam and occasionally MRI. usually treated with ... Read More

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