Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with piriformis syndrome?

Updated: Sep 16, 2020
  • Author: Milton J Klein, DO, MBA; Chief Editor: Ryan O Stephenson, DO  more...
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Physiatrists or sports medicine physicians should be the primary consultants for this musculoskeletal condition. Consultation with an orthopedic surgeon for severe or refractory piriformis syndrome is indicated when surgical decompression is being considered.


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