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.
Pinched Nerve A pinched nerve can be caused of a variety of conditions, for example, carpal tunnel syndrome, herniated disc, sciatica, arthritis, spinal stenosis, trauma, and more. Common symptoms of a pinched nerve include pain, numbness, tingling, and weakness. Treatment of a pinched nerve depends on the cause of the pinched nerve.