Psoas Shortening and Back Pain Relief – Fascial Stretch Therapy

Psoas Shortening and Back Pain Relief

Psoas leads to a host of unfortunate conditions. Inevitably, other muscle groups become involved in compensating for the loss of structural integrity. The pelvic bowl tips forward, shrinking the distance between the pelvic crests and the legs, and the femurs are compressed into the hip sockets. To compensate for this constriction, the thigh muscles become overdeveloped. Since full rotation of the thighbones can no longer occur in the hip joints, much of the rotational torque is transferred to the knees and the lumbar spineā€”a recipe for knee and lower back injuries.

2013-03-13T13:01:20+00:00 March 13th, 2013|Fascial Stretch Therapy|