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Piriformis Muscle Self Release Ball Technique – Segment 2

After finding the piriformis muscle place the release ball onto it. Then straighten the leg and lean over with your weight on the muscle and roll onto it. Roll slowly back and forth on the ball finding that Sweet Spot. Continue rolling for about 2-3 minutes and then switch over to the other side doing 2-3 sets. This release technique can help with tightness or disfunction in the sacroiliac joint, lower back, hips, sciatica.

Piriformis Stretch

This is a stretch for the piriformis muscle. You want to start off by lying flat on a mat by a doorway or a corner of a wall. Next you’re going to place your foot flat right on the corner and then you’re going to cross the opposite ankle on the opposite knee. Next you’re going to place your left hand on that left knee and push it towards that right foot, keeping the core engaged, you want to hold it for 30 seconds and repeat it three times and you can also do it for the opposite side.