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Understanding Piriformis Syndrome + Treatment

What is it?

Piriformis syndrome is pain and numbness in your buttocks and down the back of your leg caused by the piriformis muscle.

Why does it happen?

The sciatic nerve is being compressed by your piriformis muscle in the buttocks.

How can it be treated?

At Premier Pain Care and Wellness our approach to piriformis related pain includes treatment such as stretching, massages, anti-inflammatory or other medications, therapeutic massage, and injections.

We strive to provide treatment plans that will allow you to return to the activities that bring you joy, while avoiding major surgeries and addictive medications.

Dr. Gendai Echezona at Premier Pain Care and Wellness can help diagnose your pain and find a treatment plan that works for you. Request an appointment by calling 203-956-0022 and get relief from your pain today.



Dr. Gendai Echezona, a fellowship-trained, triple board-certified interventional pain management physician and certified diplomat of the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine, takes great pride in providing her patients with concierge care that is completely tailored to each patient’s specific goals, treatment preferences, and needs. At Premier Pain Care & Wellness, we believe that you deserve to feel and look your best as you engage in all of life's activities that bring you joy.


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