Piriformis syndrome is one of the causes of sciatica. It is caused by the piriformis muscle (a muscle in your buttocks that rotates the hip) irritating or compressing the sciatic nerve. Piriformis syndrome sometimes is called wallet sciatica or fat-wallet syndrome. Kramer (from Seinfeld) makes reference to such a problem in an episode where he.. read more →

Muscle Energy Technique (MET), was first described by Osteopath Fred Mitchell Sr in 1948, and further developed by Fred Mitchell Jnr. It is a form of osteopathic treatment in which the patient is placed in a precise position. The patient is asked to actively contract specific muscles, in a specific direction against a counter-force applied.. read more →