This article is divided into several pages for easier reading:
- Part 01: Introduction and Defining the Terms.
- Part 02: What is Piriformis Syndrome?
- Part 03: Anatomy of the Gluteal Region.
- Part 04: What can cause Piriformis Syndrome?
- Part 05: Who can be Affected by Piriformis Syndrome?
- Part 06: Prevalence and Risk Factors.
- Part 07: What are the Symptoms?
- Part 08: How is Piriformis Syndrome Diagnosed?
- Part 09: Differential Diagnosis for Piriformis Syndrome.
- Part 10: Treatment.
- Part 11: What is the Prognosis or Outlook?
- Part 12: References and Bibliography.
5.0 Who Can Be Affected By Piriformis Syndrome?
Although piriformis syndrome can occur in both genders and across age groups, it is more common in women. Populations affected include:
- Pregnant women.
- Female Population: in general, women are more likely to be affected, with some studies reporting a 6:1 female to male incidence (Dutton, 2004).
- Age: It has been diagnosed in patients of various ages, ranging from their 20s through to their 80s.
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