Basic sports massage techiques for the buttock muscles, often used in the treatment of piriformis syndrome.
The following is for information purposes only. We recommend seeking professional advice.
Technique 1: Effleurage to the back of the leg.
- With the hands stroke lightly but firmly upwards from the ankle up the whole leg to the buttocks and then down the outside of the leg.
- Try to cover as much of the surface as possible with the hands.
- Apply this technique 5 to 10 times before moving on to concentrate on the upper thigh and buttocks.