Author Archive: Gisgie Dávila Gendreau

Gisgie Dávila Gendreau is an injury-prone runner who manages to find reasons to keep coming back to the road. Most recently, she’s struggled with piriformis syndrome. She’s currently winning. Most days. Gisgie (geese-gee) started running in 2012 to support her daughter who wanted to try out for her middle school cross country team. She hated it. Then she got injured and realized she was in love. With running. Now she blogs about it at

Running with Piriformis Syndrome

Piriformis syndrome

Even a twinge of pain can set this fearless (read: pig-headed) runner off immediately into the first four stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining and depression. So a year ago when I had severe pain in my left butt cheek…
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