6 E 45th St #305

New York, NY 10017

(212) 245-5688


Piriformis Syndrome

The Piriformis Muscle is located behind the hip joint in the gluteal region or buttocks. The Piriformis Muscle is small in comparison to other the other muscles around the hip and thigh. This muscle assists in external rotation of the hip joint such as when you turn your foot.

The piriformis muscle and the tendon that it attached to are in close proximity to the sciatic nerve which is the largest nerve in the body and powers your lower extremities with motor and sensory function.
Inflammation and related muscle of the piriformis muscle can put pressure on the sciatic nerve. When this happen tingling, numbness and pain can be felt in the gluteal region. This pain may get worse when sitting and at times the pain can travel down the legs. Sometimes it is difficult to differentiate piriformis syndrome from sciatica or lumbar radiculopathy.

Vitality Health New York provides you with the experience of our Chiropractor, Physical Therapist, Acupuncturist, Massage Therapist and Medical Doctor who will correctly identify the cause of pain and symptoms of piriformis syndrome.

We work together as a team to help you get out of pain quickly and live to your optimal level.

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