A 31-year-old female asked:
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can cronic piriformis sydrome cause si joint dysfuncation?can the pulling of the muscle put stress on the ligaments?or is the muscle not strong enough

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Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
28 years experience Pain Management
Yes: certainly with time piriformis syndrome causes pain which may lead to an asymmetric gait - which will over time result in SI disease.
Answered on Dec 3, 2014
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