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A 27-year-old male asked:

i have piriformis syndrome and it has been acting up as i am weaning off of an ssri. the muscles won't stop locking up and my hips hurt again. help?

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Dr. Kenneth Merriman
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
??: Might try several things like acupuncture or massage therapy hope it feels better.
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
Pain Management 13 years experience
Piriformis syndrome: Is usually due to imbalance of your pelvis and altered biomechanics putting constant strain on your piriformis. See an osteopath or a physiatrist or even a podiatrist for another opinion.

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