Piriformis syndrome is a condition caused by irritation of the sciatic nerve. Most patients who are diagnosed with piriformis syndrome experience pain or numbness that radiates the length of the nerve, from the buttocks down through the legs.
If you’re living with chronic leg pain as a result of piriformis syndrome, the experts at The Physicians Spine & Rehabilitation Specialists can help. With our passion for leading-edge techniques and our patient-first approach, the Physicians will work with you to develop a treatment plan that works for your individual needs.
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Piriformis syndrome is often misdiagnosed as other conditions that cause similar symptoms, such as sciatica. That’s why it’s important to see a specialist who can properly diagnose and treat the condition.
At The Physicians Spine & Rehabilitation Specialists, we use a combination of diagnostic tools to get to the root cause of your chronic leg pain. Once we have a clear understanding of what’s causing your pain, we can develop a treatment plan that will provide you with long-lasting relief.
Some of the diagnostic tools we may use to diagnose piriformis syndrome include:
Once we have a diagnosis, we can develop a treatment plan that may include:
If you’re ready to find relief from chronic leg pain caused by piriformis syndrome, schedule an appointment with The Physicians today. We look forward to helping you get back to enjoying your life pain-free
The most common symptom of piriformis syndrome is pain or numbness that radiates from the buttocks down through the legs. Other symptoms may include:
The main difference between piriformis syndrome and sciatica is the location of the pain. Sciatica is caused by compression of the sciatic nerve, which runs from the lower back down through the legs. Piriformis syndrome is caused by irritation of the sciatic nerve where it passes through the piriformis muscle in the buttocks.
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If you’re interested in learning more about minimally invasive joint procedures, we encourage you to schedule a consultation with our team. We would be happy to answer any questions you have and help you decide if this treatment option is right for you.
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If you’re ready to find relief from symptoms of piriformis syndrome, The Physicians Spine & Rehabilitation Specialists are here to consult with you, answer your questions, and get you started on the road to relief. Schedule your appointment today using our easy online tool.