A majority of aches and injuries are a result of muscle imbalance!
Muscle imbalance is the result of one muscle being tighter than its opposing muscle
Learn what could be causing your low back pain...is it tight hip flexors?
Tight Hip Flexors, your psoas mucles could be a common cause to Low Back Pain
The pain in your back and hips may be coming from your front-side?
The most overlooked cause of low back pain comes from tight hip flexors.
The more you sit…the tighter and shorter your hip flexors become
The hip flexors, commonly called the psoas muscle, attaches to the inside of your upper thigh and on the front of your lower spine (discs and vertebraes).
These muscles are used to raise the leg and bend at the waist
When you stay in a ‘seated’ position (sitting or sleeping on your side in the fetal position) your hip flexors shorten…than when you stand or straighten your legs...these muscles don’t want to stretch.
If your doctor or therapist hasn’t addressed your hip flexors…here is a quick test to determine if your hip flexors are too tight.
Even though the pain is on your back side…those tight hip flexors could be the problem.
It’s important your doctor or therapist address these muscles, otherwise you may not get the relief you are seeking!
Learn therapeutic exercises to stretch your hip flexors
Why Leg Raises and some other exercises are not good for your low back
Most importantly find someone who knows how to relax a tight hip flexor
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