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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:

  • Runners.
  • 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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