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Tuesday
Jul052011

Piriformis Syndrome: How to get rid of that pain in your butt

No, we’re not talking about your taxes, but the literal pain in your butt. Piriformis Syndrome (see diagram below) is a condition in which the sciatic nerve is compressed or irritated by the piriformis muscle, causing pain, tingling and numbness in the buttocks and along the distribution of the sciatic nerve descending down the back of the thigh and into the leg.

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