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RMJ. 2018; 43(2): 306-308


Prevalence of piriformis syndrome among university of Lahore male students

Soleman Warner, Arooj Munawar, Ashfaq Ahmad, Mehreen Fatima, Muhammad Waqas.

Abstract
Objective: To find the prevalence of piriformis syndrome among students of University of Lahore.
Methodology: This cross sectional study was conducted in male students of university of Lahore from May 30 to August 30, 2016. Data were collected from 113 randomly selected male students after taking informed consent. A detailed Questionnaire was used to collect information. SPSS version 21.0 was used to analyze the variables.
Results: Out of 113 students, 73(65%) revealed no pain while the 34(30%) had pain. A 5% prevalence of radiating pain was found. These students had radiating pain in leg along with buttock numbness and pain. These students were not having any medical intervention.
Conclusion: The result showed 5% prevalence of piriformis syndrome in male students of University of Lahore. There was a relationship with long sitting and weak muscles among students and poor body mechanics lead to piriformis syndrome.

Key words: Muscle syndrome, Piriformis, Piriformis syndrome, Pseudo sciatica, Wallet sciatica, Deep gluteal syndrome.


 
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Warner S, Munawar A, Ahmad A, Fatima M, Waqas M. Prevalence of piriformis syndrome among university of Lahore male students. RMJ. 2018; 43(2): 306-308.


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Warner S, Munawar A, Ahmad A, Fatima M, Waqas M. Prevalence of piriformis syndrome among university of Lahore male students. http://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=263016 [Access: August 14, 2018].


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Warner S, Munawar A, Ahmad A, Fatima M, Waqas M. Prevalence of piriformis syndrome among university of Lahore male students. RMJ. 2018; 43(2): 306-308.



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Warner S, Munawar A, Ahmad A, Fatima M, Waqas M. Prevalence of piriformis syndrome among university of Lahore male students. RMJ. (2018), [cited August 14, 2018]; 43(2): 306-308.



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Warner, S., Munawar, A., Ahmad, A., Fatima, M. & Waqas, M. (2018) Prevalence of piriformis syndrome among university of Lahore male students. RMJ, 43 (2), 306-308.



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Warner, Soleman, Arooj Munawar, Ashfaq Ahmad, Mehreen Fatima, and Muhammad Waqas. 2018. Prevalence of piriformis syndrome among university of Lahore male students. Rawal Medical Journal, 43 (2), 306-308.



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Warner, Soleman, Arooj Munawar, Ashfaq Ahmad, Mehreen Fatima, and Muhammad Waqas. "Prevalence of piriformis syndrome among university of Lahore male students." Rawal Medical Journal 43 (2018), 306-308.



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Warner, Soleman, Arooj Munawar, Ashfaq Ahmad, Mehreen Fatima, and Muhammad Waqas. "Prevalence of piriformis syndrome among university of Lahore male students." Rawal Medical Journal 43.2 (2018), 306-308. Print.



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Warner, S., Munawar, A., Ahmad, A., Fatima, M. & Waqas, M. (2018) Prevalence of piriformis syndrome among university of Lahore male students. Rawal Medical Journal, 43 (2), 306-308.




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