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hi i'm confused if someone was to have pirifomis release surgey wouldn't this cause si joint pain because the muscle keeps the pelvis stable? thanks

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
More info needed: Why the Pyriformis release surgery Have you had non-invasive treatment for "pyriformis syndrome" ? What does your Physical Therapist say about your SI Joint. If is stable and not diseased exercide will maintain your SI joint stability/ BTW There are "semi-invasive" treatments for Pyriformis spasm including BOTOX injections Hope this helps Dr Z

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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