Posts Tagged "piriformis syndrome"

Quick Tip: Do you know how to do a scaled piriformis stretch?

Posted by on Nov 2, 2016 in Bodywork Techniques, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Do you know how to do a scaled piriformis stretch?

Getting diagnosed with piriformis syndrome, or dealing with symptoms of a tight piriformis can be painful and exhausting. Typical stretches to assist with pain relief can require a good amount of stability and strength, and may not be beneficial if you are experiencing acute pain or mobility restrictions. This week Psoas co-owner, Jenny Lightstone, shows you a scaled piriformis stretch that allow you stretch to your comfort level while laying on the ground. Try it out and let us know if this helped you!

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Quick Tip: Seated Nerve Flossing

Posted by on Jan 27, 2015 in Exercises, Health and Wellness

Quick Tip: Seated Nerve Flossing

Do you have pain, numbness, and tingling that runs from the base of your spine down your leg? If so, it’s possible that you have sciatica or piriformis syndrome. If you experience intense pain, you should definitely visit a doctor. Otherwise, a great place to start is here at Psoas. In this Quick Tip, Scott Schwartz shows you a way to maintain the health and functionality of the sciatic nerve that runs from the low back to the bottom of the feet by “flossing” it.” If you experience a high level of pain while trying this out, please pause and call your doctor to check...

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