Discover more about the sneaky little culprit known as Piriformis Syndrome!

Have you ever experienced a mysterious pain in your buttocks that radiates down your leg?

Well, you might be dealing with the not-so-friendly Piriformis Syndrome!

Don’t worry, though – our experts at Active Health are here to save the day!

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What is it?

Piriformis Syndrome occurs when the piriformis muscle, located deep in your buttocks, becomes tight or irritated. This muscle is responsible for stabilizing your hip joint and aiding in leg movement. But when it acts up, it can cause a whole lot of trouble!


What Causes It?

The main culprit behind Piriformis Syndrome is often prolonged sitting or repetitive activities that strain the piriformis muscle. 🚶‍♂️ Sitting at a desk for long hours, engaging in activities like running or cycling, or even a sudden increase in physical activity can trigger the syndrome. It’s like a ticking time bomb waiting to explode! 

How Can Physiotherapy/ Sports Therapy Help?

Fear not! Our skilled therapists have the tools and knowledge to help you overcome Piriformis Syndrome!

Here’s how:

1️⃣ Accurate Assessment: We’ll conduct a thorough examination to identify the underlying causes and factors contributing to your pain. No stone will be left unturned!


2️⃣ Targeted Treatment: We’ll develop a personalised treatment plan tailored to your specific needs. Through a combination of manual therapy techniques, stretching exercises, and strengthening exercises, we’ll help alleviate your pain and restore optimal function.


3️⃣ Lifestyle Advice: We’ll guide you on proper posture, ergonomics, and helpful modifications to prevent future flare-ups. You’ll be equipped with the tools to take control of your own wellbeing! 


4️⃣ Prevention Strategies: We’ll provide you with exercises and stretches to keep your piriformis muscle happy and healthy in the long run. Let’s break the cycle and keep those painful episodes at bay!


Remember, early intervention is key!

Don’t let Piriformis Syndrome slow you down – our team is here to help you bounce back stronger than ever! 


Book your appointment at Active Health today, and let’s bid farewell to that sneaky pain alltogether!

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