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What is a therapeutic treatment for piriformis muscle syndrome?

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Dr. Andrew Germanovich
Pain Management

In brief: Find a cause

By treating an underlying cause of postural abnormality.
Piriformis pain is an effect of pelvic imbalance either due to short leg syndrome or unequal muscle tone in the spine or pelvis. This can be done with heel lifts. You need a good thorough physical exam by someone who understands postural biomechanics. You need osteopathic doctor who actively uses manual skills to diagnose and treat disease.

In brief: Find a cause

By treating an underlying cause of postural abnormality.
Piriformis pain is an effect of pelvic imbalance either due to short leg syndrome or unequal muscle tone in the spine or pelvis. This can be done with heel lifts. You need a good thorough physical exam by someone who understands postural biomechanics. You need osteopathic doctor who actively uses manual skills to diagnose and treat disease.
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine

In brief: Piriformis

Heat and/or ice applications.
Specific exercises given you by the therapist. Avoid lifting and activity that irritates the pain. A therapist can use ultrasound, or electrical stimulation (tens) or light therapy.

In brief: Piriformis

Heat and/or ice applications.
Specific exercises given you by the therapist. Avoid lifting and activity that irritates the pain. A therapist can use ultrasound, or electrical stimulation (tens) or light therapy.
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