Piriformis syndrome causes pain in the buttocks and hip. It occurs when the sciatic nerve is irritated by the piriformis muscle. This irritation can cause pain, numbness, tingling, and shooting sensations in the buttocks and hip, and sometimes in the thighs and legs.
Also, there are more conditions are related to hip and buttock pain like Tendinopathy | hip instability | snapping or clicky hip | cartialge labral tear | hip bursitis | greater trochanteric pain syndrome (“outer hip pain”) | hip arthritis.
Osteopathic treatment can relieve acute and chronic hip pain, stiffness and other symptoms and restore function by improving range of motion, reducing fibrosis and adhesions, remodeling tissue architecture, stimulating tissue regeneration, improving blood supply and nerve activity.
Long-term resolution can be achieved by identifying and managing underlying causative and maintaining factors.