Piriformis Syndrome Treatment
Piriformis syndrome is not a serious health condition, and thus, there is no need for any specific treatment. If you feel any lower back pain due to sitting or maybe some other activities, then you can simply change the positions that trigger that pain. Take rest is one of the best solutions to release the pain of piriformis syndrome.
You could also do an easy way by putting ice and heat on the area of your legs or buttocks to release the pain. There are also some painkillers you can get over-the-counter like naproxen (Aleve) or ibuprofen (Advil) to help you out in relieving the pain.Your doctor might advise you to do some stretch exercises to reduce the compression of your sciatic nerve. There is also another option for you; osteopathic manipulative treatment will help you out in relieving the pain and upsurge the motion range as well.
Prevention of Piriformis Syndrome
Piriformis syndrome is mostly triggered by doing some activities that frequently make your piriformis muscle to get stressed. Hence, to prevent piriformis syndrome from being occurred, you can do some exercises which aim to make an excellent form of your muscles such as diving or running. But, you have to avoid running or doing some exercises on mountains and any rough surfaces. Remember to do the warming up before you will start the exercises and improve the intensity progressively. If you feel pain during exercise, then take rest until the pain gets reduced.
In case if you have experienced and get your piriformis syndrome treated, then it is quite a high risk that for the piriformis syndrome to be reoccurred on you. Thus, by following all the instructions and exercises on the physical therapy that you have learned, this piriformis syndrome would not be a severe injury for you.