Piriformis Syndrome Treatment With Chiropractic Services

Piriformis syndrome relief offers a holistic approach to addressing the underlying causes of discomfort. Chiropractors at Foundation Chiropractic employ various techniques such as adjustments, soft tissue therapy, and stretches to alleviate pressure on the piriformis muscle, thereby reducing inflammation and easing nerve compression.

About Piriformis Syndrome & How Chiropractic Service

Treats It

Chiropractic care offers a promising avenue for individuals grappling with Piriformis Syndrome. Through targeted adjustments and manual therapy techniques, chiropractors can address misalignments and imbalances in the spine and pelvis that contribute to the compression of the piriformis muscle and surrounding nerves. By restoring proper alignment and function, chiropractic interventions aim to alleviate pain, reduce inflammation, and improve mobility for those suffering from Piriformis Syndrome. Additionally, chiropractors often provide patients with exercises and stretches designed to strengthen the muscles surrounding the affected area, further enhancing long-term relief and preventing future flare-ups. With its non-invasive approach and focus on holistic wellness, chiropractic care emerges as a valuable option for managing Piriformis Syndrome and promoting overall musculoskeletal health.

What’s Included

What To Expect During Your Visit

Learn what you can expect with chiropractic care for people suffering from Piriformis Syndrome.

Consultation & Exam

During consultation and examination for Piriformis Syndrome, individuals can expect a thorough assessment of their musculoskeletal health, including a review of symptoms, a physical examination focusing on spinal and pelvic alignment, and possibly diagnostic tests like X-rays or MRI scans to pinpoint underlying issues.

Soft Tissue Therapy

Individuals can expect targeted manipulation of the affected area to release tension, reduce inflammation, and improve flexibility, often accompanied by guidance on corrective exercises to enhance long-term relief and prevent reoccurrence.

Follow-up Visits

Follow-up visits are an important part of chiropractic care. Chiropractors will assess progress, make any necessary adjustments to treatment plans, provide additional therapeutic interventions as needed, and offer guidance on lifestyle modifications to support ongoing recovery and prevent future issues.

addressChiropractic Treatment

Personalized adjustments and therapies will be given to relieve pain, improve mobility, and address underlying musculoskeletal imbalances to promote long-term healing and wellness.

Education & Home Care

We will guide you on proper ergonomics, posture, and specific exercises tailored to your condition, empowering you with tools for self-care and long-term management of symptoms.


Piriformis Syndrome & Chiropractors F.A.Q.s


What is Piriformis Syndrome, and how can chiropractors help treat it?

Chiropractors specialize in treating Piriformis Syndrome, a condition characterized by the compression of the sciatic nerve by the piriformis muscle. Through targeted adjustments and soft tissue therapies, chiropractors can alleviate pressure on the nerve, reduce inflammation, and restore proper alignment to provide relief from pain and improve mobility.

How many chiropractic sessions are typically needed to see improvement in Piriformis Syndrome symptoms?

The number of chiropractic sessions needed varies depending on the severity of symptoms and individual response to treatment. However, many patients experience significant improvement within a few sessions, with ongoing care tailored to their specific needs for long-term relief and prevention of recurrence.

Can chiropractors provide exercises or stretches to help manage Piriformis Syndrome at home?

Yes, chiropractors often prescribe specific exercises and stretches designed to strengthen muscles, improve flexibility, and alleviate tension in the piriformis muscle. These exercises, along with ergonomic adjustments and lifestyle modifications, can complement in-office treatments and promote continued progress between chiropractic sessions.

Are there any lifestyle changes or ergonomic adjustments recommended by chiropractors to prevent Piriformis Syndrome flare-ups?

Chiropractors may recommend lifestyle changes such as maintaining a healthy weight, practicing proper posture, and avoiding prolonged sitting or activities that aggravate symptoms. Additionally, ergonomic adjustments such as using supportive seating and incorporating regular breaks to stretch and move throughout the day can help prevent Piriformis Syndrome flare-ups and support overall spinal health.