What is Piriformis syndrome?- Backache and Spine-Health


Dear Readers, Today Let’s discuss about What is Piriformis syndrome?- Backache and Spine-Health, Sciatic Nerve and Piriformis Muscle, Detect the Pririformis Muscles, Relief for Piriformis Pain. There is close link between bad back and feet, twinges which start from feet end up in the back.

What is Piriformis syndrome?- Backache and Spine-Health
What is Piriformis syndrome?- Backache and Spine-Health

Piriformis Syndrome muscle is located in buttock which spasms and cause of buttock pain. This muscle is nearby sciatica nerve which can get effect and cause pain, Numbness, back of the leg and in the foot tingling called sciatic pain which is caused by sciatic muscle irritation. These muscles are attached to back further it may cause for slipped Disc, back ache or spine pain.

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Sciatic Nerve and Piriformis Muscle

There is relationship between sciatic nerve and piriformis muscle which is agreed by all anatomists. In maximum cases under the muscle belly the nerve runs, in some cases the nerve passes through piriformis muscle. Then the entire sciatic nerve passes through the piriformis muscle. These caused pain in the leg and buttock. It can be relieved by rest.

Sit down and place both feet against ground firmly. On either side of your ankle joints feel the knobs. Now roll the feet inward. This can be done by twisting the entire shin bone. This is what happens when people walk with a flat –footed gait.

What is Piriformis syndrome?- Backache and Spine-Health
Detect the Piriformis Muscles

Detect the Piriformis Muscles

The Simple way to detect the Pririformis Muscles are, Lie on the floor and think about weather or any pleasant moment for few minutes. Now look at the feet if one drops out more than the other, on that side piriformis muscle either contracted or shortened. Now both legs 10 inches from the floor and swing it across its partner.

If you find piriformis shortening on the right side is more than left. This may be the cause of an asymmetry of weight bearing.  It was noticed that out six children five have right side broader leg than the left.

What is Piriformis syndrome?- Backache and Spine-Health
Relief for Piriformis Pain

Relief for Piriformis Pain

1. Lie down on the bed get help to apply a firm downward pull on the ankles.

2. Another effective exercise to get relief from piriformis muscle is lie down on the floor straight. Rotate your legs one by one by holding it with your hands slowly and gently for 3 minutes. Practice this five times in a day.

3. Twist yoga exercise is one more effective exercise of stretching piriformis muscle to improve foot placement and gait. Turn outward like penguin both legs and walk like a penguin. Now roll the legs inwards by wearing strong inside counter shoes by arch-supporting muscles strengthening. This exercise is so simple to perform

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Note: If any serious health problem please consult to your doctor immediately. In case of Pregnant women or any other serious health problem then the above tips should be followed under the guidance of your health-care practitioner.

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  1. says

    Hello Sazia:

    If we don’t have our health, what have we really got? We have to take good care of our bodies in order to truly enjoy life.

    I have had 4 car accidents and pain came along with them. I sometimes have issues with sciatic nerve pain. I found your information very useful, thank you!

    Always learn something new when I stop by!

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    • says

      Hi Deborah A. Ten Brink Thanks for your valid feed back. Felt sorry to listen about 4 accidents you are really brave person and have good experience about how to overcome problems..glad to see you here.

  2. says

    Hi Saza
    Thanks very much for your article on piriformis backache.
    My husband seems to suffer from this and we will try the exercises to
    see if this helps him.

    Very glad to find this information.
    Visiting you from the PAC Rotator
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