Sciatica is a term that describes pain relating to the sciatic nerve, which runs from your lower back (lumbar) to your feet. The pain is felt in the lower body, generally within the lower back and hips, but often can travel as far down as the knees. The pain can increase when weight is [...]


Piriformis syndrome


Piriformis syndrome, a condition often mistaken for sciatica, is muscle spasms within the buttock region or more precisely the piriformis muscle. As shown in the diagram the piriformis muscles run across from the centre of your lower spine to the top of your thigh bones. This piriformis is a small muscle that is hidden [...]

Piriformis syndrome2023-02-18T13:03:38+00:00
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