Piriformis Syndrome: A Real Pain in the Butt for Runners

Ouch! Piriformis Syndrome is a painful and sometimes serious injury that causes pain in, and around, the hip joint and the buttocks. The injury occurs inĀ the piriformis muscle, a thin band of muscle thatĀ originates at the sacral spine (back of the pelvis) and attaches to the greater trochanter of the femur (the big, bony “bump” […]