Sharp pain in buttock

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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Ischiogluteal Bursitis & Tendinopathy

Ischiogluteal tendinopathy or Ischiogluteal tendinitis is inflammation, or degeneration of the hamstring tendon causing pain just below the buttocks at the top of the thigh. Ischiogluteal bursitis is inflammation of the bursa that lies between the tendon and bone. Both conditions have similar symptoms or may occur at the same time. On this page: Ischiogluteal bursitis …

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