😩 Can’t sit comfortably? Can’t lie on your back? Feel like you have a radiating pain down your back?
Are any of these symptoms familiar?
- Buttock pain radiating into the hip, back of the thigh and lower leg
- Tenderness in the buttock region
- Sitting or squatting increases pain
🚨You may have Piriformis Syndrome 🚨
🧐 What is Piriformis Syndrome? What are the possible causes and what can you do to improve it?
🦵🏽 Piriformis is a tiny muscle that can have a powerful effect on your daily movements and be linked to sciatica.
➡️ Its main responsibility is to help rotate your hips outward.
➡️The border of the Piriformis is where the Sciatic nerve lies for most people.
🏃🏽♀️ Piriformis Syndrome is a condition that causes irritation to the sciatic nerve. It can be caused by the compression of an injured or irritated Piriformis Muscle.
🌀 Here are a few simple and effective ways to stretch out your piriformis muscle and get some relief from your sciatica pain.
- Simple Seated Stretch
- Standing Piriformis Stretch
- Supine Piriformis Stretch
- Outerhip Piriformis Stretch
- Inner Thigh Stretch
🌀 Try these strength training exercises:
- Side Lying Clams
- Hip Extensions
- Glute Bridges
- Monster Walks