What are indications for piriformis injection?

Updated: Feb 28, 2019
  • Author: Mary Louise Caire, MD; Chief Editor: Erik D Schraga, MD  more...
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Patients who do not improve with a conservative regimen of piriformis stretching, physical therapy, and administration of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or other analgesics are candidates for piriformis injection. [5]


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