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Piriformis Syndrome Exercises
What is it?
Piriformis syndrome is pain in the hip, buttocks, or thigh. It is caused by pressure on the piriformis muscle in the hip. The pain is a deep ache and gets worse with exercise or sitting for long periods. Ask your caregiver for more information about other ways to treat your injury.
Do's and Don'ts:
Caregivers may tell you to remain pain-free as exercise. If your injury does not improve, call your caregiver.
- Buttock Stretch:
- Thigh Cross:
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