piriformis syndrome

Piriformis Syndrome Exercises

Piriformis Syndrome Exercises Both stretching and strengthening exercises are important for treating and preventing piriformis syndrome. Stretching releases tension and pressure on the sciatic nerve whilst ensuring the muscle is strong enough reduces the chances of the injury recurring. Stretching exercises are important in the rehabilitation of piriformis syndrome. Due to the position of the muscle static stretches are more appropriate where the stretch is applied then held for a period of time. It is important the stretch is not forced by