Piriformis Syndrome And Chiropractic Care

Piriformis Syndrome And Its Care Through Chiropractic

Piriformis Syndrome occurs when the Sciatic nerve is compressed and irritated by contraction of the piriformis muscle. It generally starts with pain, numbness, and tingling in the buttocks. Pain may be severe and it might radiate down the leg to the knee and foot. The pain intensifies with day to day activity, prolonged sitting, or walking.

Causes for Piriformis Syndrome

Inflexibility

Weak Muscles

Chronic Subluxation

Foot Dysfunction

Chiropractic Treatment for Piriformis Syndrome

The chiropractic approach to diagnose Piriformis syndrome comprises a full assessment of your spine and pelvis and the interrelated musculature. A functional, orthopedic, and neurological examination is also performed.

At Family Chiropractic and Wellness, our chiropractors implement therapies to reduce muscle spasms which occur in the piriformis.

Piriformis Syndrome can be very painful. Our team of chiropractors can easily treat it. If you are suffering from back pain, numbness into your buttocks, schedule an appointment.