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Objective: To determine the frequency of piriformis syndrome in patients with post decompression lumbar surgeries.
A cross sectional study was carried out from March 2019 to August 2019 at lady reading hospital Peshawar, Pakistan. Total 60 patients were included in the study by using simple random sampling. Information was collected using an interview schedule. Data was analyzed through SPSS version 20.
The frequencyof piriformis syndrome in patients with post decompression lumbar surgeries is 36.5%. The majority of the participants in the study were male (85%) and theirage is between 20 to 65 years. 46.6% of the participants belong to urban areas.
It can be concludedthat less than half of the patients having post decompression surgeries have piriformis syndrome. Moreover, piriformis syndrome is not significantly associated with post decompression lumbar surgeries.