Piriformis Muscle Syndrome

Known as: Piriformis Muscle Syndrome [Disease/Finding], Piriformis syndromes, syndrome, Piriformis 
A chronic PELVIC PAIN characterized by pain deep in the buttock that may radiate to posterior aspects of the leg. It is caused by the piriformis… (More)
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2008
2008
The piriformis syndrome is one of the non-discogenics causes of sciatica. It results from the compression of the sciatic nerve… (More)
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2005
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2005
OBJECT Because lumbar magnetic resonance (MR) imaging fails to identify a treatable cause of chronic sciatica in nearly 1 million… (More)
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2004
2004
OBJECTIVE To determine the relation of symptoms and pain provocation tests to abnormal piriformis morphology among people with… (More)
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1999
1999
BACKGROUND Posttraumatic piriformis syndrome is a rare disorder that is not clearly defined in the orthopaedic literature. We… (More)
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1998
1998
BACKGROUND There is not a universally accepted single technique for injection of the piriformis muscle that has validated exact… (More)
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1994
1994
Current maneuvers to diagnose the piriformis syndrome are less than ideal. Freiberg's maneuver of forceful internal rotation of… (More)
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1994
1994
Piriformis syndrome is an often overlooked cause of sciatica that typically responds to intramuscular local anesthetic and… (More)
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1992
1992
Piriformis syndrome (PS) is defined by a loose cluster of symptoms arising from entrapment of one or both divisions of the… (More)
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1991
1991
Although rarely recognized, the piriformis syndrome appears to be a common cause of buttock and leg pain as a result of injury to… (More)
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1979
1979
The author investigated in 130 anatomical specimens the topographical relations of the sciatic nerve and the musculus piriformis… (More)
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