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How To Get A Deep Piriformis Stretch To Get Rid of Sciatica, Hip & Lower Back Pain

Many people suffer from lower back pain that spreads downward to the limbs and feet. This can often be alleviated by doing a deep piriformis stretch – a stretch that releases tight piriformis muscles, and relaxes the sciatic nerve. 1,334 more words

Foam Roller: Piriformis Relief

The piriformis muscle is a flat muscle located in the gluteal region near the top of the hip joint. This muscle is important in lower body movement because it stabilizes the hip joint and lifts and rotates the thigh away from the body. 89 more words


A Pain In The Butt - Piriformis Syndrome

How many times have you heard the word “piriformis”? In average, at least ones in your lifetime. Quite often, when you have a deep hip pain , the health practitioners you go to would refer to the symptoms as sciatica ; some more insightful practitioners would perform certain tests to corroborate the diagnosis – piriformis syndrome. 334 more words


Runner's Butt

Yes, yes, in fact a lot of us runners have nice butts- but that is not what this article is aimed at. How many of you are office workers? 178 more words

Tingling Leg

Client question:

“What is causing the pain down my leg?”

Personal note: A client comes in with a tingling sensation down one of their legs. Standing and sitting cause low back/glut pain and it’s not easy getting out of the car. 519 more words

General Health

AT 2016 Flashbacks Pt. 12: Daleville to Glasgow, VA

After arriving in Daleville, the pain throughout my back and right leg was not getting any better. I decided to schedule a doctor’s appointment which I was avoiding, since I had no health insurance even though I applied for it (which is another story). 724 more words