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AiFT : Chapter 5 The Hips

Gray Cook often makes this point: Hip mobility is something we lose.

The big thing with understanding hips is we need more static flexibility work, more direct hip flexor work, and more attention to mobility. 500 more words


Surgery Day!

I’m nearly 24 hours out from surgery and doing much better this evening than yesterday and this morning.  It’s amazing what rest and meds can do in a short period of time. 610 more words

Psoas Major och Psoas Minor

Psoas Major

U: – proc.costarius L1-L5

– corpus vertebrae TH12-L5

– discus intevertebrales TH12-L5

F: – trochanter minor

FU: flexion i art.coxae

– utåtrotation i art.coxae… 32 more words

stretch and strengthen the psoas

Most yoga students are aware that the psoas is a central player in asana, even if the muscle’s deeper function and design seem a mystery. A primary connector between the torso and the leg, the psoas is also an important muscle off the mat: it affects posture, helps stabilize the spine, and, if it’s out of balance, can be a significant contributor to low back and pelvic pain. 917 more words


Improvement and relief

I have real improvement.

There’s been improvement along the way: no longer having intensely sharp cramping, seizing pelvic floor muscles when I have to poop; the easing of residual muscle tension post-dilator; the easing of post-sex soreness. 195 more words