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I Have Piriformis Syndrome

A Piriformis Syndrome anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Piriformis Syndrome. You're not alone. 61 People

    Freak Accident - I was at work when a trailer unhitched from a truck and struck me and 4 other people standing on sidewalk. I was air lifted to uc davis i had 5 fractures to pelvis...
    1 Response Feb 10, 2013

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    An Equal Opportunty Pain In The A** - I've been wrestling with a persistent pain in the butt for 15 months following a lumbo-pelvic manipulation course for me and my fellow PT...
    PTpete PTpete 41-45 3 Responses Mar 24, 2013

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    Sometimes I feel like I am going to lose my mind. Last year around Easter I was experiencing pain in my lower back. 20 years old this was a little unusual. I was physically active...
    Aerialk Aerialk 18-21, F Mar 5

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    Piriformis "pain In Butts" Syndrome...... - I will just put some pointers; 1. Remember Doctors are there to Hide the symptoms....They dont know the cure. 2. You are...
    qamaruddin qamaruddin 56-60, M Apr 9, 2012

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    Piriformis Syndrome Misery - Hi everyone , i too have piriformis syndrone at the moment and i can tell you it is sheer HELL ! .. I havnt slept in my bed for god knows how many...
    tanyaknowles tanyaknowles 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 25, 2012

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    Piriformis Syndrome - 3 years now since the debilitating pain started. Luckily I have a primary care doctor who actually CARES about me and wants to help me. After being sent by my...
    linanah linanah 26-30 2 Responses Feb 25, 2013

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    Sciatica After A Sudden Car Brake - I'm having a sciatica for more than year My story starts back in June 2012. I was driving in the car (like 10mph), when I didn't notice that...
    kralor kralor 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 9, 2013

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    I Think I Have Piriformis Syndrome And It's Ruining My Life. - I'm a 39 year old male. I was very active prior to the chronic pain. I'm at my wits end. My anxiety and depression...
    msabona msabona 36-40, M 35 Responses Jan 21, 2012

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    Long Search For An Answer And Relief - For over a year I have been experiencing pain & burning feeling on the right side of my buttock.  This pain sometimes refers to my right...
    teamvic28 teamvic28 51-55 4 Responses Sep 4, 2011

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    SI Pain Journey - I had horrible SI damage to my right side from athletics and a sports injury. Symptoms were lower back but definitely butt pain too. Laid in bed for 6 months...
    Sifixated Sifixated 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 9, 2013

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    Finally Found Relief -   I understand your pain all too well I have had this for 4 yrs and was at my wits end too I have researched it all had acupuncture, physical therapy...
    bodyshade2 bodyshade2 46-50, F 4 Responses Sep 19, 2012

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    Help Please - Does anyone know a surgeon in the Phoenix, AZ area that does piriformis release? Thanks!!!!!
    cld123 cld123 31-35 1 Response Feb 13, 2013

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    Please Help, SI Joint Dysfunction W/ Secondary Piriformis Syndrome - I have been recently diagnosed with SI Joint Dysfunction with secondary Piriformis Syndrome. I never thought at...
    rmrediker rmrediker 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 4, 2013

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    There Is Hope! Sciatic Pain Free! - First off, if you reading this you are likely in severe pain and that can drive a person mad! It almost did me! Here is the background: I went...
    Ndjhoward Ndjhoward 36-40 2 Responses Nov 15, 2013

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    Bad Dreams Provide Clues Into Your Emotional Pain - A few days ago I was watching Dr. OZ and the show was about interpreting dream. I learnt that it is possible to remember your...
    Ibitsciatica Ibitsciatica 36-40 Jul 19, 2013

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    Some Antibiotics Can Cause This - Can you remember if you took Ciprofloxin or Levoquin before your onset? If so, a magnesium supplement can help. Force yourself to go to yoga.
    GretchemA GretchemA 56-60, F May 15, 2013

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    Need Help In The Bay Area - Hi Everyone, I live in San Jose, CA and was wondering if anyone knew of any good medical doctors that deal with Pirformis Syndrome? I'm tired of...
    xantodog xantodog 46-50, F 8 Responses Jul 3, 2012

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    Piriformis Syndrome- Finally Resolved- Cured - I will keep it short. If you are reading this, you are probably desperate with pain. I have found that there are unlimited posts on...
    dstark70 dstark70 41-45, M 12 Responses Jan 21, 2012

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    Remember The Jokes About Being A Pain In The Butt? - Who'd have known that we could really suffer from such a malady! For about two years I've suffered from mild to moderate pain...
    czygyny czygyny 56-60, F 6 Responses Sep 29, 2011

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    Relief At The Institute For Nerve Medicine - Dr. Filler took me on as a patient in August of 2011. Over two years prior I had sustained a fall on concrete which left me with a...
    piercealison piercealison 26-30 1 Response Dec 2, 2011

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    I urge you all with recurrent PS and other health problems to at least consider this. I was diagnosed with piriformis syndrome many years ago. I've had MRI and ultrasound which...
    piripiri1111 piripiri1111 56-60 Mar 10

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    The Sorrow Which Has No Vent In Tears May Make Other Organs Weep - I am writing this story to give hope to those suffering from sciatica and piriformis syndrome. After I found a...
    Ibitsciatica Ibitsciatica 36-40 3 Responses Jun 21, 2013

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    10$ Saved My Life And Cured My Piriformis Syndrome - Hello, I am a 34 yr old male that has suffered with piriformis syndrome for 6yrs. I feel for each an everyone one here. It was...
    504tim 504tim 31-35, M Jan 24, 2013

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    Need Help With Piriformis Syndrome? - I'm 25 years old I've had ps for 6 years and at the moment I have the inflammation under control. i used to be in pain everyday. i hated the...
    jcri jcri 22-25, M Apr 24, 2013

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    Can'T Give Up - I'm 26 & have had piriformis syndrome for almost 5 years. It has been a frustrating journey and has truly made its mark on my life. I was a vibrant, dancing 22 year...
    iWannaRecover iWannaRecover 26-30, F Apr 27, 2013

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    Pain Getting Worse Nothing Works - I've had sciatica in my left leg and hip for over a year now. It started after a badly taught zumba fitness class and has got worse and worse...
    pinkellie pinkellie 31-35 5 Responses Jan 1, 2012

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    Bernadzikowski Bernadzikowski 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I have just been put on 10 sodium tablets per day. This is apparently meant to help my POTS, has this worked for anyone else?
    justplainhollyjayne justplainhollyjayne 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I have a really bad habit of eating flour. Its a really embarrassing habit so I try to keep it to myself but knowing there's other people with the same problem gives me comfort. I...
    KimmyO4Lifeex33 KimmyO4Lifeex33 16-17, F Mar 28

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      My 8 year old daughter has just been diagnosed with Melas after her first episode. She encountered loss of sensation down her right side, but this has now returned. We are...
    21sienna 21sienna 41-45, M Mar 31

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    When I was a child my parents knew something was different about me, and I was actually delayed in both speech and motor skills. (uncommon for aspies ;o it is more actually common...
    PerfectInsanity1988 PerfectInsanity1988 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I need some feed back. Can anyone please explain their headaches with pots? I want someone to relate to so I can stop thinking I have a brain tumor
    cassidybute cassidybute 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I assume I have had pots for a while but was just recently diagnosed. I am concerned that I have something else going on as well. It's probably easier to say the symptoms I don't...
    crsmith221 crsmith221 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I have been diagnosed with POTS and misdiagnosed with various other things for 6 years now. I've learned that the most frustrating part about POTS is that it's an "invisible...
    LivingwithPOTS20 LivingwithPOTS20 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Don't give up the hope of it one day getting better.
    LivingwithPOTS20 LivingwithPOTS20 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    .................interesting
    mstud17 mstud17 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I am 47XXY, I am 25 years old and live at home with my parents, in England. Im not very good at typing, as I find it rather hard to explain, but I just wish someone would...
    johndrinks88 johndrinks88 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    As a young teen I was just constantly thrown on pain killers for back and hip pain. It wasn't until Nov last year it was diagnosed as Fibromyalgia. My energy levels just...
    XanthiaJo XanthiaJo 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Okay this very rare virus I contacted just over 26 years ago. Now I still can't get up from the ground in the sitting position without help. Do more exercise to strengthen your...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Two last night! In the first, I was still in highschool I guess. I was on the bus ride home after a long and exhausting day and the girl sitting next to me asked if I wanted to go...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    I was diagnosed at the age of 17. Up until that point i spent my life with the perallasis and docters not knowing what it was. They thought i had a type od muscular distrophy and i...
    tabitha35 tabitha35 31-35, F Mar 19

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    So I am 21 years old and I suffer from Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome, I have done my research and unfortunately it comes with so many issues. But it is common and I would love to...
    o1Nadia1o o1Nadia1o 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Was diagnosed back in high school. Felt like it held me back from many things. Yea, I did go 2 dances, junior and senior prom, but people treated me like I was retarded. I'm highly...
    HottRoddTX HottRoddTX 26-30, M 4 Responses Mar 28

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    I have Postural Tachycardia Syndrome, as I only have issues with my heart rate not my blood pressure when standing. Does anyone else have this? What helps? I'm waiting on a call...
    Konig316 Konig316 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    Intramarine Isolation Syndrome. It is what I have, my disease. Cool. Quiet. Sometimes green, sometimes blue. Dark, or shining in the sun, but it always feels like no one ever...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F Apr 6

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    I have Tourette's syndrome.
    mrhollingswortg1992 mrhollingswortg1992 22-25, M Apr 8

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    I found out I had Poland's Syndrome in my 30s ( I am now 48) when I was referred to a plastic surgeon. Had an operation but had to remove the implant as my chest cavity kept...
    gamordente gamordente 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    I am new to this as I noticed several posts about pots syndrome I was wondering if someone could help me? I have suffered with this since I was 14 (I am now 19) but was only...
    potsie2222 potsie2222 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I have a question for everyone :) So I was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome a few years ago and am aware about it for a while now. Lately, however I have been having random...
    EurydiceKallos EurydiceKallos 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Fortunately I am self-employed and can sleep the hours I "like" to 6AM-1PM. Not that I really want to be this way, but every time I try to reset to normal time, it only lasts a...
    Pozadam Pozadam 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    I really need someone who knows what is going on to help me make sense of things. My partner of just over a year.. has spent the year breaking up with me. I am always fighting...
    maveric01 maveric01 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 20