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What causes piriformis syndrome? I've had pain in upper right buttock for couple years and my massage therapist said I might have that.
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Speed walking
Speedwalking stair stepper zumba ty bo distanve running.

In brief: Speed walking
Speedwalking stair stepper zumba ty bo distanve running.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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Dr. Richard Orr
Surgery - Oncology
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In brief: Common in runners
The piriformis muscle can hypertrophy (get thicker) in long-distance runners and other athletes.
When the muscle hypertrophies, it pushes against the sciatic nerve and causes pain. Specific exercises and physical therapy are useful, but some runners need to take some time off from their daily run.

In brief: Common in runners
The piriformis muscle can hypertrophy (get thicker) in long-distance runners and other athletes.
When the muscle hypertrophies, it pushes against the sciatic nerve and causes pain. Specific exercises and physical therapy are useful, but some runners need to take some time off from their daily run.
Dr. Richard Orr
Dr. Richard Orr
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