Many people on keto suffer from lower back pain that spreads downward to the limbs and feet. This can often be alleviated by doing a deep piriformis stretch – a stretch routine that releases tight piriformis muscles, and relaxes the sciatic nerve.
Many keto dieters complain of back pain, of course back pain is not exclusive to the keto diet. Yet we all want to live the lifestyle as healthily and as comfortably as possible.
Did you know that constriction of the piriformis muscle can irritate the sciatic nerve because they lay in close proximity to each other. By irritating the sciatic nerve, the result is pain (either in the lower back or thigh), numbness and tingling along the back of the leg and into the foot.
SO WHAT EXACTLY IS THE PIRIFORMIS ?
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