Piriformis Stretch – To Relieve Sciatic Pain

A piriformis stretch may help to relieve the symptoms of sciatica. Sciatica is a form of neuralgia, which is felt as a sharp or dull consistent pain or tingling.  This pain is experienced along the length of the sciatic nerve, from the back of the thigh to the calf muscles. The reason that the piriformis…

IT Band Stretches With A Foam Roller

IT Band stretches are essential for ironing out the IT band, the tendon that is located on the outside of the leg.  These foam roller stretches are good for breaking up myofascial adhesions in the ITB and also around it in the thigh.  These bands can become quite tight; particularly in runners, cyclists and hikers,…