Prevalence of Piriformis Syndrome in Chronic Low Back Pain Patients. A Clinical Diagnosis with Modified FAIR Test

@article{KeanChen2013PrevalenceOP,
  title={Prevalence of Piriformis Syndrome in Chronic Low Back Pain Patients. A Clinical Diagnosis with Modified FAIR Test},
  author={Chee Kean Chen and Abd Jalil Nizar},
  journal={Pain Practice},
  year={2013},
  volume={13}
}
PURPOSE Piriformis syndrome is a collection of symptoms and signs of pain from piriformis muscle and is characterized by pain in buttock with variable involvement of sciatic nerve. [] Key MethodMETHODS This is a prospective observational study involving 93 consecutive patients who attended the pain management unit for chronic low back pain. The diagnosis of piriformis syndrome was made using the modified flexion adduction internal rotation (FAIR) test, which is a combination of Lasègue sign and FAIR test…
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