Free Technique Sample #3

Piriformis: Prone

Myofascial Release Technique

Purpose: A specific technique for piriformis syndrome, this release helps decrease excessive internal rotation, which results in hip and joint dysfunction.

 

Positioning: Your client is lying prone. You are standing on the same side to be treated

Technique: At the attachment to the sacrum, use your elbow to glide down the muscle to its attachment to the femur. Repeate this technique three times.

Movement Option: While doing the above technique you can internally and externally rotate the hip. see image #3

myofascial release for piriformis

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