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Piriformis Syndrome Symptoms, Pain Relief, Exercises, and Treatments Topic Guide

Piriformis Syndrome Piriformis Syndrome: Piriformis syndrome causes pain in the hip and buttock area. Compression of the sciatic nerve causes the disorder. Associated symptoms include possible numbness and tingling in the buttocks, pain during bowel movements, painful intercourse, and tenderness. Treatment may incorporate medications, stretching, massage, physical therapy, corticosteroid injections, and surgery.

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