Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.

Piriformis Syndrome

Piriformis Syndrome: Introduction

A condition where the piriformis muscle, a muscle deep in the buttocks, irritates or compresses the sciatic nerve and causes pain, numbness and tingling in the buttocks and sciatic nerve. Sciatic nerve pain is usually felt along the back of the leg and/or the lower back. The pain can be made worse by activities such as climbing stairs, running, walking or sitting for long periods of time. Stretching exercises and massage can help relieve the pain. ...more »

Symptoms of Piriformis Syndrome

Treatments for Piriformis Syndrome

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Piriformis Syndrome:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Piriformis Syndrome?

Piriformis Syndrome: Related Patient Stories

Piriformis Syndrome: Deaths

Read more about Deaths and Piriformis Syndrome.

Causes of Piriformis Syndrome

Read more about causes of Piriformis Syndrome.

Disease Topics Related To Piriformis Syndrome

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Piriformis Syndrome:

Piriformis Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Piriformis Syndrome

Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps, particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes. However, more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see more »

Piriformis Syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

Research related physicians and medical specialists:

Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:

Evidence Based Medicine Research for Piriformis Syndrome

Medical research articles related to Piriformis Syndrome include:

Click here to find more evidence-based articles on the TRIP Database

Piriformis Syndrome: Animations

Research about Piriformis Syndrome

Visit our research pages for current research about Piriformis Syndrome treatments.

Piriformis Syndrome: Broader Related Topics

Piriformis Syndrome Message Boards

Related forums and medical stories:

User Interactive Forums

Read about other experiences, ask a question about Piriformis Syndrome, or answer someone else's question, on our message boards:


By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise