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Starke Schmerzen in Gesäß, Beinen und Rücken: Das Piriformis-Syndrom
What is Piriformis Syndrome?
Piriformis syndrome refers to when the piriformis muscle irritates the sciatic nerve and caues pain along the back of the leg and foot. This article provides an overview of piriformis syndrome causes and symptoms, including who it affects and how it affects the body.
Low back pain with sciatica is among the most common medical conditions. Learn more about the causes, warning signs, some prevention tips and the most effective treatment options in this infographic published by Mount Sinai Medical Center.
From WebMD: "Piriformis syndrome is an uncommon neuromuscular disorder that is caused when the piriformis muscle compresses the sciatic nerve." http://www.webmd.com/pain-management/guide/piriformis-syndrome-causes-symptoms-treatments