2. Pain down the back of the thigh.
This is a very common symptom, which means that your sciatic nerve is getting bothered. The sensations and the pain is all because of the condition itself and the sciatic nerve.
You might be wondering, what is a sciatic nerve?
It is the widest and also the longest nerve in the human body and it starts from your hip, lower backbone to ending in the feet. The nerve has the duty of maintaining the sensation and strength of the lower leg. When the sciatic nerve is damaged or certain things trigger the illness, the sciatic nerve can cause such sensation and pain that you might be experiencing.
This is the reason why many patients going through Piriformis Syndrome experience pain down at the back of their thigh. It is a common symptom that often worries patients because of the intensity of the pain.