The September edition of “Healing Education” is out and available on Apple’s Newsstand and Google Play now! In this edition, we explore the issues afflicting the lower back with a special focus on sciatica. The topics covered include: • Sciatica and different causes of back pain • Don’t be scared to exercise after back surgery […]
There majority of scoliosis cases are idiopathic, meaning the cause is unknown. While some speculate that muscle imbalances may be a contributing factor to scoliosis development, others deny the theory; muscle imbalance is a fairly new concept to the medical field that has not yet gained widespread awareness and acceptance. Scoliosis is generally considered an […]
If you’ve had persistent back pain for a while and don’t know why, consider the possibility that you have a muscle imbalance. The term “muscle imbalance” refers to a condition in the body that is present when opposing muscles are out of balance with one another in terms of strength, length and/or tension. Opposing muscles […]
The posterior kinetic chain is the web of interconnected muscles, ligaments and tendons that run along the backside of the body. When speaking of the posterior chain, most people are referring to the calves, hamstrings, glutes and erector spinae muscles, although some also include the muscles of the mid and upper back. A common problem […]
The gluteus maximus, medius and minimus muscles in the buttocks comprise the group known as the glutes. These muscles play a large role in the rotation of the thigh, extension of the thigh and movement of the leg away from the body’s center line. Weak or inhibited glutes can contribute to a cause lower back pain. […]
Posterior pelvic tilt is a condition characterized by the pelvis being pulled downward in back, causing the lumbar arch to decrease. This condition can cause back, hip and leg pain. Causes Posterior pelvic tilt is caused by muscle imbalances in the core and legs. Muscle imbalances in the lower body can pull the pelvis down […]
Muscle balance therapy can get you out of low back pain, leg pain and upper back pain. Having a chance to feel pain free. Return to work with confidence to live a full life and NO fear of having the pain return
Chronically tight muscles can result from imbalance. In the case of overdeveloped lower back muscles, it is important to stretch these muscles and exercise the abdomen, pelvis and hip muscles to restore balance.