Forward Tipped Pelvis Muscle Imbalance. By far the most common postural dysfunction we see, a forward tipped pelvis is extremely common among office workers, truck drivers and others who spend a large portion of each day sitting. A forward tipped pelvis is also the most common cause of lower back muscle pain. Tight muscles: Lumbar Hip flexors Quadriceps Weak muscles: Abdominal Gluteal Hamstrings
Lower back pain is very common and can be the result of a variety of causes. One of these isn’t usually the primary suspect but it occurs more often than one might think: constriction of the piriformis muscle. This small slim muscle is behind the gluteus maximus, connecting the spine to the top of the femur.
3 poses to help the Psoas. When the psoas muscle becomes tight from injuries, poor posture, sitting for a fair amount of time or even stress, it can alter how the pelvis, lumbar, thoracic and even cervical vertebrae function and can typically lead to pain down the front of the thigh and along the lower to mid spinal column.
Knee Pain? Start Doing These Exercises ASAP: As many a runner (including me!) can confirm, your iliotibial (IT) band, a thick band of tissue that runs from your hips to your knee and shin on the outer side of each leg, should not be ignored.
The piriformis is so important yet it's often neglected. I'm committing to stretching it more and getting these painful knots out. LIVESTRONG.COM
Clinton Romesha “When I first consulted a doctor of chiropractic for back pain, it was discovered that my pelvis was imbalanced – little surprise after many years of carrying military gear in all kinds of terrain. Aligning my hips and lower back, along with stretching and healthy living...
If you have a problem with lower back pain and a belly pooch that refuses to go away, you may have an excessive anterior pelvic tilt. Do these 5 stretches.
Continuing to assume an anterior tilt on one side we will almost always want to bring length into the front of the hip and lengthen the hip flexors. This can be anything from a simple lunge to a supta virasana. Feel free to use any other postures that you know put length into these tissues. If the gluteals and lower back are involved then make sure the student isn’t over tightening their buttocks in their up dog or other back bending...