What is included in patient education about piriformis syndrome?

Updated: Sep 16, 2020
  • Author: Milton J Klein, DO, MBA; Chief Editor: Ryan O Stephenson, DO  more...
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  • For conservative measures to be effective, the patient must be taught, via an aggressive, home-based stretching program, to maintain piriformis muscle flexibility. He/she must comply with the program even beyond the point of discontinuation of formal medical treatment.

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