Low Back Pain is all in Your Piriformis
One of the best kept secrets on treating low back pain is understanding the Your movement and behavior pattern which cause the problem. Most doctors will treat the symptoms but not the root of the problem. We need to Understand the movement pattern that is creating the problem.
What is the Piriformis?
The piriformis muscle is a flat, band-like muscle located in the buttocks near the top of the hip joint. This muscle is important in lower body movement because it stabilizes the hip joint and lifts and rotates the thigh away from the body. The piriformis deals with every motion that involves the hips.
If you drive a lot or if you sit at a desk. Try to keep your knees parallel to each other. One way to do this is use a band or belt to keep your legs parallel to each other.
How to Treat the Piriformis