Chronic Back pain and the Psoas muscle

How does chronic low back pain become chronic? this is a bit like asking why do we just keep changing the tyre on our car that continues to wear out instead of looking at the Alignment in the car in the very beginning. Why are we treating low back pain where the pain...

Sitting Back pain and the Psoas muscle

Have you wondered about Why the latest push for stand – up desks is gaining in support and popularity? well it is because when we are sitting our Psoas muscles are under huge compression and shearing forces particularly over our low lumbar spine. This force over...

Experiencing Urine Leakage ?

Why having a flexible Psoas muscle can help Incontinence Are you experiencing urine leakage or urgency or maybe avoiding certain activities (like exercise) or even socialising perhaps getting up several times a night to visit the bathroom. This can be a disabling...

Stretching and the Psoas muscle in Adelaide

If you are in a Yoga class where you are being directed by the teacher to stretch your Psoas muscles Before they are fluid and responsive then you risk tearing the muscle fibrils (the millions of structures that make up the complete muscle) and therefore damaging the...

The Psoas muscle and Back Pain in Adelaide

The Psoas muscles are the most overlooked muscles in our body for Back, Groin and Pelvic pain. As therapists we are trained to go to the area of pain to treat: this is a symptom of something else deeper in the body creating this pain. When my clients come in to see me...

Rafael Nadal injures his Psoas Muscle

Rafael injured his Psoas major muscle and had to pull out of the Australian Open. This is the muscle that is constantly under compression forces just from the sitting positions we are all in from the time we are childred. we go to school and we sit we go to work and...