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Piriformis Syndrome

Piriformis Syndrome

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 10.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

The sciatic nerve is compressed by the piriformis muscle in the buttock (Figure 1). Piriformis syndrome may be associated with lower lumbar radiculopa...

Common Causes Of Hip Pain

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 10.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Pain can be generated from structures that are within the hip joint or from structures surrounding the hip (Figure 1). The hip joint is a weight-beari...

Piriformis Syndrome: A Real Pain in the Butt for Runners

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 09.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

The injury often occurs when runners bump up their mileage too quickly, introduce speed sessions or sprints, or suffer a fall that directly injures the piriformis muscle. This is an injury that can sideline runners for weeks or months at a time.

'How I Came To Embrace Alternative Medicine'

Delia Lloyd | Posted 11.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Delia Lloyd

I wouldn't say that the cumulative effect of this experience has been to make me an evangelist for alternative medicine, but it has certainly moved me closer in that direction.

Piriformis Syndrome: A Pain In The...Back

Loren Fishman, MD | Posted 06.11.2011 | Home
Loren Fishman, MD

About 5 million of the 26 million Americans who suffer from low back pain each year, have piriformis syndrome.

5 Reasons Not To Ignore Pain

Delia Lloyd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Delia Lloyd

If, like me, you're avoidance-prone where pain is concerned, here are five reasons not to ignore the problem any longer.