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Piriformis Pain 

 

This factsheet will show you the exercises to do when your have buttock pain. If the pain persist , please visit your Pain Specialist or Orthopaedic Surgeon.

 

 

Piriformis stretch supine:

 

Lie on the floor with the legs flat. Raise the affected leg and place that foot on the floor outside the opposite knee. Pull the knee of the bent leg directly across the midline of the body using the opposite hand or towel if needed until the stretch is felt. Do not force the knee beyond the stretch or to the floor. Hold stretch for 30 seconds and then slowly return to starting position.  Do 3 stretches.