Best Physical Therapy Center of Atlanta

We are very excited to announce that PT360 has been named Best Physical Therapy Center of 2017 with Best Self Atlanta Magazine ! Thank you so much to everyone that voted and for your continued support. Be on the lookout for our spread in Best Self Magazine’s “Best of 2017” issue. We look forward to seeing you soon!

SIJ eBook

David Mesnick of PT360 Releases eBook on Understanding Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

David Mesnick of PT360 Releases eBook on Understanding Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

Atlanta, Georgia, September 12, 2016 – David Mesnick, PT, OCS, cMDT, and founder of PT360 physical therapy centers has just released an eBook on Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction (SI Joint or SIJD). The eBook, An Integrative Guide to Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction was written to help create a better understanding of lower back and buttock pain.

Piriformis Syndrome, Buttock Pain, Physical Therapy

Understanding Piriformis Syndrome and Buttock pain

Piriformis Syndrome is a condition caused by overactive muscle activity and/or irritation on the sciatic nerve as it passes directly under or through (~15% of the population) the muscle.

The piriformis muscle runs from the underside of the tailbone (anterior sacrum) and attaches on the inside (superior medial) of the long bone of the leg (femur).

sports injuries, SI dysfunction

Sacroiliac Joint Anatomy

Anatomy and physiology of the sacroiliac joints

The sacroiliac joint, abbreviated as “SI” joint, is a connection of two bones just below the lumbar vertebrae (your lower back). This joint is composed of the sacrum and ilium bones.  Just as the keystone in a masonry arch serves to maintain the structural integrity of doorways and ceilings,