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Are You Suffering From Piriformis Syndrome?

I Can Help Relive Your Piriformis Syndrome Symptoms

Try My Sports Massage and Cupping Therapy For Your Piriformis Syndrome

Welcome to Forever Balanced Therapy, your expert resource for overcoming the challenges of piriformis syndrome.

I am Lisa, based at Forever Balanced Therapy in Epping, Essex.

Specialising in therapeutic sports massage, I understand the complexities of muscle-induced nerve pain and am dedicated to providing relief through customized massage therapies.

Here at Forever Balanced Therapy, we focus on delivering treatments that not only alleviate the pain but also address the biomechanical issues contributing to your discomfort. With a deep understanding of piriformis syndrome, we tailor each session to your specific needs to ensure the most effective relief and long-term recovery.

Visit us to discover how targeted massage and comprehensive care can resolve your piriformis syndrome, helping you return to pain-free movement and improved daily function. Book your appointment today and begin your journey toward recovery and optimal health.

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How My Therapies Can Help With Piriformis Syndrome

Relieves Muscle Tension

Sports massage can effectively target and relax the piriformis muscle, which when tight and inflamed, can cause significant discomfort and sciatic nerve irritation.

Enhances Circulation

By improving blood flow to the piriformis muscle and surrounding areas, massage helps to deliver nutrients necessary for healing and removes waste products, reducing inflammation.

Alleviates Pain

Direct massage to the gluteal area can decrease the pain associated with piriformis syndrome by reducing muscle tightness and easing pressure on the sciatic nerve.

Promotes Flexibility

Regular massage sessions help increase the flexibility and range of motion of the hip joint, essential for restoring movement and preventing future episodes.

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Sports Massage

Sports massage provides numerous benefits to athletes and active individuals. It can help you recover from muscle injuries and soreness, reduce the risk of future injuries, improve flexibility and range of motion, and enhance overall physical performance. It can help improve your physical health and ultimately achieve your fitness goals.
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Lymphatic Drainage Massage

Lymphatic drainage provides significant health benefits, including detoxification, reduced swelling, and enhanced natural healing. It promotes toxin removal, supports the immune system, and improves circulation, offering a path to balanced health and vitality through gentle therapy.
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Cupping therapy, an ancient holistic treatment, relieves muscle tension, improves blood flow, and supports deep tissue repair. It boosts relaxation, enhances well-being, and promotes natural healing, rejuvenating the body and mind. Ideal for stress, injuries, or health improvement, cupping offers a versatile solution to enhance life quality
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Pregnancy massage provides essential relaxation, eases muscle soreness, and enhances emotional well-being for expectant mothers. Pregnancy massage will help with maternal wellness, supporting a balanced lifestyle, and contributing to improved sleep, decreased stress, and increased overall comfort.
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Workplace massage offers stress relief, muscle tension reduction, and morale boost for your hard-working staff directly at your office. This service promotes wellness, work-life balance, and leads to better concentration, reduced absenteeism, and a more engaged team.
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Piriformis Syndrome Explained

Understanding Piriformis Syndrome

Piriformis syndrome is a neuromuscular disorder where the piriformis muscle in the buttocks irritates the sciatic nerve, causing pain, tingling, and numbness in the buttock and along the path of the sciatic nerve descending the lower leg.

Symptoms of Piriformis Syndrome

Symptoms typically include:

  • A dull ache in the buttock
  • Pain increasing with sitting or activity
  • Pain radiating down the leg
  • Difficulty sitting comfortably
  • Pain when climbing stairs or accelerating while running

Causes and Risk Factors

Piriformis syndrome can be caused by:

  • Muscle spasms in the piriformis muscle itself
  • Anatomical variations where the sciatic nerve passes through the piriformis muscle
  • Overuse or strain of the piriformis muscle, such as from long periods of sitting or vigorous activity
  • Trauma to the gluteal area

Diagnosis and Treatment

Diagnosis often involves a review of medical history and a physical exam, with imaging tests used to exclude other causes of symptoms. Treatment focuses on:

  • Physical Therapy: Exercises that stretch and strengthen the piriformis and associated muscles.
  • Medication: Anti-inflammatory drugs or muscle relaxants to reduce discomfort.
  • Heat/Ice Therapy: For reducing pain and inflammation.
  • Sports Massage: To relax the involved muscles and reduce nerve compression.
  • Lifestyle Adjustments: Including ergonomic modifications and posture improvements.

Prevention

Preventing piriformis syndrome involves regular exercise to keep the muscles strong and flexible, using proper technique during activities, and avoiding prolonged periods of sitting.

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Conditions I Can Help You With

Tension Headaches: Sports massage can help alleviate tension headaches by releasing tension in the neck, shoulders, and head.

Migraines: By improving circulation and reducing muscle tension, sports massage can help prevent the onset of migraines and reduce their severity.

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ): Sports massage can also help alleviate the symptoms of TMJ, which is a condition that affects the jaw joint and can cause pain and discomfort in the head and neck.

Shoulder Tension: Sports massage can help alleviate tension and tightness in the muscles of the shoulders, which can be caused by poor posture, overuse, and stress.

Frozen Shoulder: Sports massage can help increase blood flow and circulation to the shoulder, which can help reduce inflammation and promote healing.

Rotator Cuff Injuries: Sports massage can be an effective treatment for individuals with rotator cuff injuries. It can help reduce inflammation, improve range of motion, and promote healing in the shoulder joint.

Tennis Elbow: Sports massage can help reduce inflammation and promote healing in the affected area, which can help individuals with tennis elbow recover more quickly.

Golfer's Elbow: Sports massage can also be helpful for individuals with golfer's elbow. Sports massage can help reduce tension in the muscles of the forearm, which can help alleviate symptoms of golfer's elbow.

Elbow Tendinitis: Sports massage can be an effective treatment for individuals with elbow tendinitis. It can help improve circulation, reduce inflammation, and promote healing in the affected area, which can help individuals with elbow tendinitis recover more speedily.

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Sports massage can be helpful for individuals with carpal tunnel syndrome, which is a condition that causes pain, numbness, and tingling in the wrist and hand. Sports massage can help reduce inflammation and tension in the wrist and hand muscles, which can alleviate symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.

Trigger Finger: Sports massage can also be helpful for individuals with trigger finger, which is a condition that causes the finger to lock or catch when bent. It can help reduce inflammation in the tendons and improve range of motion in the affected finger.

Hand and Wrist Strains: Sports massage can be an effective treatment for individuals with hand and wrist strains. It can help reduce tension and promote healing in the affected muscles and tendons.

Hip Flexor Strain: Sports massage can be helpful for individuals with hip flexor strains, which can be caused by overuse, trauma, or poor posture.

Sciatica: Sports massage can also be helpful for individuals with sciatica, which is a condition that causes pain and discomfort in the hip and leg.It can help release tension in the muscles of the hip and promote circulation, which can help reduce inflammation and alleviate symptoms of sciatica.

Piriformis Syndrome: Sports massage can be an effective treatment for individuals with piriformis syndrome, which is a condition that causes pain and discomfort in the hip and buttock area. It can help release tension in the piriformis muscle, which can alleviate symptoms and improve range of motion in the affected area.

Patellar Tendinitis: Sports massage can be helpful for individuals with patellar tendinitis, which is a condition that causes pain and discomfort in the knee. It can help improve circulation to the affected area, reduce tension in the muscles surrounding the knee, and promote healing in the affected tendon.

Runner's Knee: Sports massage can also be helpful for individuals with runner's knee, which is a condition that causes pain and discomfort around the kneecap. It can help reduce tension and promote healing in the affected muscles and tendons.

Knee Arthritis: Sports massage can be an effective treatment for individuals with knee arthritis, which is a condition that causes inflammation and pain in the knee joint. It can help promote circulation to the affected area, reduce inflammation, and alleviate symptoms of knee arthritis.

Plantar Fasciitis: Sports massage can be helpful for individuals with plantar fasciitis, which is a condition that causes pain and discomfort in the heel and foot. It can help reduce tension in the plantar fascia, improve circulation to the affected area, and promote healing in the affected tissues.

Achilles Tendinitis: Sports massage can also be helpful for individuals with Achilles tendinitis, which is a condition that causes pain and discomfort in the Achilles tendon. It can help reduce inflammation in the affected tendon, promote circulation, and alleviate symptoms of Achilles tendinitis.

Metatarsalgia: Sports massage can be an effective treatment for individuals with metatarsalgia, which is a condition that causes pain and discomfort in the ball of the foot. It can help reduce tension in the affected muscles, promote circulation to the affected area, and alleviate symptoms of metatarsalgia.

Back Pain: Sports massage can be helpful for individuals with back pain. It can help reduce tension in the muscles of the back, improve circulation to the affected area, and promote healing in the affected tissues.

Herniated Disc: Sports massage can also be helpful for individuals with a herniated disc, which is a condition that causes pain and discomfort in the back or neck. It can help reduce tension in the muscles surrounding the affected area and alleviate symptoms of a herniated disc.

Scoliosis: Sports massage can be an effective treatment for individuals with scoliosis, which is a condition that causes curvature of the spine. Sports massage can help improve range of motion in the affected area andreduce tension in the muscles of the back.

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07564 046811

Forever Balanced Therapy
Redwood, Epping Gn, Essex, CM16 6PU
5 mins from Harlow, Hoddesdon & Epping

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Tuesday
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