The piriformis muscle is a deep hip rotator that can be hard to stretch even though there are a lot of stretches that target it. It’s knowing how to work into the stretch that makes all the difference.
A tight and inflamed piriformis muscle is the most common cause of sciatic nerve pain, or sciatica. It can also cause a general tightness and pain in the hips. Learning how to work into the muscle to find the perfect stretch that works best for you.
This video shows several piriformis stretches and how to move around to work deep into the muscle for maximum relief. Let me know how it works for you!