Sciatic pain buttocks

Sciatica

Sciatica

Sciatica is the term used to describe back pain which radiates down the leg and is a symptom itself rather than a specific diagnosis. Sciatic nerve pain can be caused by a number of factors although a prolapsed or slipped disc is one of the most common along with piriformis syndrome. On this page: Symptoms …

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Piriformis syndrome

Piriformis Syndrome

Piriformis syndrome is compression of the sciatic nerve. It causes pain deep in the buttocks which radiates down into the leg. On this page: Symptoms & diagnosis Causes & anatomy Treatment Go direct to: Exercises Piriformis syndrome symptoms Symptoms of Piriformis syndrome consist of tenderness and pain deep in the buttock muscles. Pain may radiate …

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