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What can cause severe butt pain?

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Dr. Andrew Germanovich
Pain Management

In brief: Piriformis or SIJ

Piriformis is a muscle that frequently spasms with improper sitting positions or pelvic imbalance.
Sij stands for sacroiliac joint which may become dysfunctional for the above reasons. Treatment is nsaids with exercises that address the dysfunction. Physical therapist can teach you those. Google psoas stretches and piriformis stretches.

In brief: Piriformis or SIJ

Piriformis is a muscle that frequently spasms with improper sitting positions or pelvic imbalance.
Sij stands for sacroiliac joint which may become dysfunctional for the above reasons. Treatment is nsaids with exercises that address the dysfunction. Physical therapist can teach you those. Google psoas stretches and piriformis stretches.
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
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Dr. Myra Skluth
Internal Medicine

In brief: Sciatica

When there is pressure on scitic nerve as it leaves the spinal column, there can be pain on one side of buttocks radiating down back leg.
It gets better with walking. Therecan also be inflammation in sacro iliac joint.

In brief: Sciatica

When there is pressure on scitic nerve as it leaves the spinal column, there can be pain on one side of buttocks radiating down back leg.
It gets better with walking. Therecan also be inflammation in sacro iliac joint.
Dr. Myra Skluth
Dr. Myra Skluth
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