Is your hip extension weak or tight?

March 30th, 2017

The normal hip extension range of motion (backward motion) value is 10 degrees. If you lack this motion, you will most likely experience lower back pain/stiffness during prolonged walking, standing or running due to excessive lumbar extension to compensate. Many people will be quick to perform a lot of hip flexor stretching when they realize

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Results from lumbar stabilization training

December 3rd, 2016

4 weeks ago, our patient had just finished recovering from lumbar radiculopathy down the front of her left leg. She continued to have pain centered at the lower to mid back which increased with physical labor such as prolonged lifting, bending and squatting. In the first picture, you can see her lumbar spine is unstable

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