How can a doctor diagnose a periformis syndrome. What tests should I make? Help please....

Piriformis synd. Clinical diagnosis. Is sciatica without the herniation disc at the lower back. Same symptoms (pain, tingling, numbness, shooting pain buttucks, posterior thing and below knee). First we rule out herniated disc (sciatica) with mri. Piriformis muscle on your butt bone (where you sit on) puts pressure on sciatic nerve (precipitated by sitting. Enjoy el viernes social- dont sit too much.

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Hi doctors, can you tell me what is sciatica-piriformis-syndrome?

Piriformis Pain. The sciatic nerve runs underneath the piriformis muscle and typically does not irritate the nerve. However if the muscle is irritated or the nerve runs through the belly of the muscle (5-10% of people) it can press on the sciatic nerve and cause the sciatica type pain in the buttock region but also radiate into the leg as well. Typically stretching and nsaids are mainstay for treatment. Read more...

What are the side effects of having relief pain injection in the left butt in periformis syndrome? How should I convince my doctor to give this injecti

Don't. If your dr isn't comfortable doing this injection there's a reason for it. The side effects are serious and range from organ perforation to abscess formation among others. If you have piriformis syndrome find someone who is experienced in it's management. Read more...
Side effects. Infection, bleeding and sciatic nerve injury are the risks of concern. See your doctor. If he examines you and diagnoses piriformis syndrome he may offer the injection. Read more...