Piriformis syndrome is when the muscle, deep beneath the gluteus muscle, pinches the sciatic nerve and mimics hamstring pain. We call this dynamic movement “Hacky Sack”. It prevents adhesions from forming between the hamstring, piriformis muscles and the sciatic nerve.
Hamstring injuries are common to runners and triathletes alike. Generally hamstring strains occur from the micro trauma associated with endurance sports. They commonly occur underneath the glutes (your buttocks) at its attachment to the pelvis. Most people try to stretch … Continue reading