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Piriformis Trigger Point Release for Hip Pain and Butt Pain

Piriformis tightness can cause significant pain in runners, both locally to the hip (butt pain), and referred down into the leg.

Here’s a quick video from Theo Simon at Movement Theory showing an effective exercise to achieve a trigger point release of that pesky Piriformis muscle, located deep underneath Glute Max at the hip.

I’d just clarify that when Theo says “if your feet point outwards, Prirformis is likely tight”… I’d say it’s “possible that Piriformis is tight”. That’s just me being picky 🙂

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