What is Piriformis Syndrome? The symptoms include pain in the buttock region, tightness or loss of movement, tingling or pins and needles, and weakness or numbness which can sometimes radiate into the lower back and down the backs of your legs, as far as the toes.
In this video, I demonstrate a couple of simple techniques to stretch the often troublesome piriformis muscle of the hip.
In this video I spend a couple of minutes demonstrating my favourite stretch to target gluteus maximus. Try this stretch after your next long run.
In this video, James discusses the importance of addressing the root causes of Piriformis Syndrome in runners, not just treating the symptoms, as well as demonstrating helpful rehab exercises.