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Burke, VA
A 36-year-old male asked:

Saw doc after 2 months of daily increasing pain. told me i have piriformis (which is like sciatica) and could have been caused by new car. wth is that?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
What I think your: doctor means is that you have "Pyriformis" syndrome, SCIATICA caused by the nerve being "hit" by a swollen PYRIFORMIS MUSCLE in your back ( It is located on the inner side of your back in the abdominal portion internally) Physical Therapy is helpful as well as injections by a pain expert! Hope this helps Dr Z

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