Three Reasons to Not Continue to Suffer From Pain in Your Buttocks

woman exercising with pain in her glutes and back of legPain that is in your buttocks or down the back of your leg can interfere with your daily activities and make it difficult to do the things you once enjoyed. The pain may make it difficult to sit or even sleep. Don’t live in pain when you can contact Dr. Williams for an evaluation and treatment options to provide relief so you can get back to enjoying life without pain.

You Shouldn't be Trapped by Pain in Your Glutes

Piriformis syndrome is a condition that can cause deep pain in your gluteus muscles. The pain can be sharp or radiate down the back of your leg. The condition can cause a pins and needles sensation in the legs or even numbness in your buttocks, feet, or legs. There are also other conditions that could cause your symptoms, such as sciatica, herniated disc, or cluneal nerve entrapment.

If you are unsure what is causing your symptoms, it is essential to see a doctor as soon as possible for the following reasons:

  1. Diagnosis. Getting the proper diagnosis is essential. There is no single test to diagnose piriformis syndrome, but a doctor can do a physical exam and rule out other causes for the symptoms. If left untreated, the pain and other symptoms may worsen and become chronic.
  2. Treatment. After a diagnosis is made, treatment options can be discussed. There are several types of treatment for piriformis syndrome, such as anti-inflammatory medication, stretching exercises, and in some cases, nerve decompression surgery.
  3. Pain relief. Once you get the right type of treatment for your condition, you can enjoy living life pain-free.

Join Those Who Have Become Free From Pain

If you are experiencing pain in your buttocks, don’t suffer when you can contact our office for an evaluation. Dr. Williams can accurately diagnose your condition and recommend treatment options based on your individual needs. To schedule an appointment in our Baltimore office, contact us at (410) 709-3868 or fill out our contact form online.

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