A 37-year-old male asked:
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Burning pain in right buttock, accompanied by burning that picks back up a few inches below my knee and runs down the outside of my leg, through the heel. Presents only with sitting. Possible causes?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Piriformis syndrome: Maybe a "peripheral sciatica", and the nerve could be compressed by the piriformis muscle. Alternatively, could possess focal sacro-iliac dysfunction, and perhaps best source for relief of both from a visit to osteopathic specialist.
Answered on Jun 20, 2017
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