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piriformis syndrome in children

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Kayvanfar
46 years experience Sports Medicine
Refer to answer: This is very rare. I have found no cause for this yet. However our experience points to inflammatory conditions.
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
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
21 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: It's pretty straightforward, but in my opinion it's an overdiagnosed condition, usually mistaken for actual sciatica.
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Dr. Qamar Khan
17 years experience Pain Management
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
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
13 years experience Pain Management
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
20 years experience Family Medicine
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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A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tom Harrington
42 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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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
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
32 years experience Podiatry
A few: Orthopedists, Physical medicine specialists, Neurologists, Chiropractors, Physical therapists and other Sports Medicine Specialists have a role to pla ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Piriformis syndrome: see a sports medicine specialist or rehab medicine specialist
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Cohen
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Botox: Takes 2-5 days to kick in.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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
38 years experience Pain Management
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
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