Tag Archives: Piriformis Syndrome

Stand Up to Pain in the Seat

It suddenly happens: Your butt hurts when you sit down. What can you do about it? Because a myriad of musculoskeletal problems can cause pain in the buttocks, this problem is tricky to diagnose. Among our first goals will be to answer these questions: Is the pain chronic or acute? Is the pain truly in [...]

Is Piriformis Syndrome Getting on Your (Sciatic) Nerve?

Characterized by tingling, numbness and pain deep in the buttock, piriformis syndrome describes what happens when the piriformis muscle, a muscle located in the buttocks near the top of the hip that stabilizes the hip joint and enables us to walk, shift our weight from one foot to another and maintain balance, compresses the sciatic […]