Piriformis Syndrome | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • What is the likely cause of my pain?
  • Do I need any tests to confirm piriformis syndrome?
  • Is it safe for me to exercise? What kind of exercise should I do?
  • Will alternative therapies such as yoga or massage help relieve my pain?
    Do I need to take any medicine?
  • What should I do if my pain doesn’t go away?

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Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 11/09