Piriformis Syndrome

Piriformis Syndrome

The piriformis muscle is one of the deepest muscles in the buttock, and the sciatic nerve runs nearby. For some people (approximately 20% of the population), the nerve actually runs through the muscle itself – chances are you would never know if that’s the...
Sciatica and Osteopathy

Sciatica and Osteopathy

The sciatic nerve runs down the back of the leg, and when it is irritated, it causes sciatica. Sciatica is simply a collection of symptoms from the sciatic nerve, such as a shooting pain, pins and needles, or numbness. These symptoms will be in the back of the leg,...