By treating the underlying reasons for piriformis spasm piriformis pain relief is more than possible. The piriformis is a unique muscle that crosses between the low back and hip. Since the sciatic nerve dives through the piriformis if it becomes injured, or if there is associated tendon or ligamentous strain, then it known to cause chronic low back and hip pain. Treatment of piriformis pain requires specialized expertise. It is affected by factors such as gait, foot and ankle abnormalities, and hip and low back degenerative arthritis. In short you have to be willing to look at multiple factors in order to provide piriformis pain relief. At Piedmont Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, PA we specialize in pain diagnosis and treatment of piriformis pain for patients in Greenville, Spartanburg, and Anderson. Learn more about pain relief treatment options for piriformis syndrome at piedmontpmr.com.