What is Piriformis Syndrome?

Piriformis syndrome is a disorder in which the piriformis muscle in the buttocks irritates the sciatic nerve i.e. it occurs when the sciatic nerve gets compressed by the Piriformis muscle.

Treatment for Piriformis Syndrome

Piriformis syndrome is a disorder of a narrow muscle located in the buttocks. Symptoms include pain, tingling, or numbness in the buttocks and down the leg, which may worsen after sitting for a long time, climbing stairs, walking, or running.

Treatments include stretching exercises, massage, anti-inflammatory drugs or surgery.