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Why choose AZPTC for your Piriformis Syndrome Treatment? ? We believe it’s our missionto help and heal.
Let us guess, you are here because you are searching… searching for someone to give you hope The hope that what we offer you can make tomorrow easier than today. You hurt and your pain consumes you. If this sounds like you, we believe that the timing is perfect. It’s time to meet you, greet your pain, and make as much of it go away as possible! You have our full attention.
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Suffering from Piriformis Syndrome? Schedule an Appointment with Us!
Arizona Pain Treatment Centers has been serving the greater Phoenix area since 1997. We have patients under our care that live in Phoenix, North Phoenix, Scottsdale, Peoria, Glendale, Maryvale, Tolleson, South Phoenix, Mesa, East Mesa Tempe, Chandler, Ahwatukee, Gilbert, Queen Creek, San Tan Valley, Apache Junction, Tucson, and even Globe. We understand that pain holds patients back in their lives and it is discouraging to watch people suffer. We know we can help.
Our treatments of injection medicine therapy (epidural steroid injections, non-steroidal injections, trigger point injections), therapeutic injections, nerve blocks and nerve ablations, joint injections and many other procedures, give life back to our community every day. We specialize in most types of pain, including neck and back pain, arm and shoulder pain, leg and knee pain, as well as headaches and migraines.
What is Piriformis Syndrome?
The piriformis muscle is a small, band-like muscle located deep in the buttock. It attaches to the base of the spine at one end and the joint of the thigh bone (femur) at the other end. The piriformis muscle plays important roles in our lower body movement. It stabilizes the hip joint, and it enables us to walk, shift our weight from one foot to another, and maintain balance.
The sciatic nerve runs alongside or through the piriformis muscle. Piriformis syndrome refers to the symptoms that occur when the sciatic nerve is compressed by the piriformis muscle.
Similar to symptoms of sciatica or sciatic nerve pain, symptoms of piriformis syndrome also include pain that radiates along the sciatic nerve, as well as tingling or numbness in the buttocks.