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... My husband, disabled retired Navy veteran, has excrutiating muscle spasms down legs, peripheral neuropathy left leg, has many types of treatments tried. Therapy for lymphedema affecting "reservoir" in lower back helped. Other therapists said use tennis balls to roll onto nerve and/or lower back stop or prevent spasms (this works); I sometimes get him on floor, thenuse... (2 replies)
... Just wanted to share because I know there are a few of us that are having piriformus and SIJ type symptoms. ... (2 replies)
... Hi Julie, I have had this for a few years now ever since my surgery, I have had injections in this "lovely" pain in the butt muscle to relax it and it did help for only 2 days or so, The shots were not worth it. I been stretching that muscle by laying flat bringing my knees up, taking my right knee using my hands and bringing it up toward my left shoulder and vice versa... (4 replies)

... from the sacrum and attaches over by the hip. When it becomes taut, the pain often seems like "hip" pain. Also, the sciatic nerve runs directly underneath the piriformus muscle, and through the piriformus in a small percentage of the population, so when the piriformus is irritated, it can cause sciatic nerve irritation. ... (16 replies)
"what a pain!"
Oct 23, 2007
... and this can too contribute alot to hip pain as well as Sciatic Nerve type symptoms. I would highly recommend researching some piriformus stretches and also a little more about SI Joint Dysfunction on Health Boards as a few of us have contributed to this topic quite a bit. ... (3 replies)
... hing. My right piriformis is rediculously tight all the time. When I sit on something hard, like in a hot tub, I can feel the thickness of plumbness of the right piriformus when moving back and forth and the large bump that is felt when my "sitting bone" rolls across it. ... (9 replies)
... I am actually having an MRI later today to see if it is Piriformis Syndrome. Then my next step either way are the epidural injections. We will see. (2 replies)
... Hey Jennifer, you said you went to massage therapist..my chiropractor worked with a technique called 'active release' for deep tissue injury and I had immediate releif from the tightness and pulling in my right hip with sitting and bending. He unlocked hip flexors with this technique as well as releasing spasms in my leg and my sciatica disappeared. I am beginning to see the... (38 replies)
... Sacroiliac Joint Disorder and Piriformus problems...hmmm...this sounds so familiar to me! It sounds like exactly what I have, albeit, on my left side. ... (38 replies)
... uttocks, attaching by the hip on the other side. It is used to flex the hip and is very important for walking. Also the sciatic nerve runs directly beneath the piriformus muscle so if the muscle is taut or irritated, it can cause irritation of the sciatic nerve. ... (8 replies)
... This shortens the left leg, which puts more pressure on the right longer side. With the added pressure on the right side, it will create a sore over worked piriformus muscle. ... (4 replies)
So depressed!
Sep 1, 2010
... Piriformus syndrome perhaps? U'l know if u hav it by sitting on the edge of ur bed, raise one leg and place the foot on the knee of the other leg, then pull towards the leg on tops opposite shoulder, if u feel a pull across the muscle in ur bum then that's what ur suffering from. Untrapping nerves can help with this. Cud also b to do with compression of the spinal... (5 replies)
... This new diagnosis would also make sense with the piriformis problem as piriformis attaches to the ligaments around the sacrum and illia and would become inflammed if those structures are inflammed aswell. So with you it is possible the cause is the Sacroilial joint and the symptoms are being aggravated / maintained by the piriformis muscle. Obviously this is conjecture at... (16 replies)
... Thanks for the input. I saw a spine specialist and he is thinking it's Sacroilitis and only 10% chance of it being piriformus. Wants to see MRI but someone had mentioned that a standing MRI would be a better option. I will let you all know if I hear anything more. Thanks much d (16 replies)
... Investigate "Piriformus Syndrome," as symptoms just like my husband's. It is rare condition and difficult to diagnose. Need the best spinal specialist you can find. May need to find a neurosurgeon. Ask dr. if any experience with this before make appointment. (4 replies)
... Ask spine specialist about "Piriformus Syndrome." Rare condition, hard to diagnose, usually caused by body trauma that affected lower back, abdomen, and/or hips and legs. SI injections temporary. Use tennis balls to roll on lower back and/or on buttocks under hip bone to release taut nerve(s). My husband's situation progressed to excrutiating muscle/nerve spasms before... (4 replies)
... Sometimes piriformus muscle syndrome will mimic the pain of sciatica. This would be separate from any problems you are having with tingling, numbness, etc. ... (3 replies)
... Well I'm back in the fight with all of you...just got my computer back after a hiatus of getting it fixed for two weeks...prior to that my Grandmother died...prior to that I was put on LTD at work...now...onto the spiney stuff... I've had it and you all have given me once again renewed hope that maybe a problem can be found... Have had Botox in my piriformus about a... (19 replies)
... t out of the current physican network I've been seeing...interesting...I'm currently working with a Physiatrist that wants me to give him a chance...I just had a piriformus injection last week and have noticed a little improvement but nothing substantial. ... (9 replies)
... Just saw a physiatrist today and he thinks that my piriformus may be causing some of my problems as well and am scheduled for an injection this Thursday...we'll see if that helps. ... (16 replies)


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