Posts Tagged "piriformis"

Quick Tip: Want to work on your hip stability?

Posted by on Feb 14, 2019 in Exercises, Health and Wellness

Quick Tip: Want to work on your hip stability?

Many Psoas clients are looking for ways to both prevent injury and move with as much power as possible. If that sounds like you — whether you’re a runner, cyclist, or passionate walker — an equilibrium between hip stability and flexibility is crucial. An imbalance of these two factors can actually limit your movement capacity or sometimes even lead to misalignment and injury. While it’s often easy to find stretches for the hips, it can be harder to find tips around stability. So today we’re sharing the first in a series of exercises designed to stabilize the...

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Quick Tip: Do you know how to do a scaled piriformis stretch?

Posted by on Nov 2, 2016 in Bodywork Techniques, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Do you know how to do a scaled piriformis stretch?

Getting diagnosed with piriformis syndrome, or dealing with symptoms of a tight piriformis can be painful and exhausting. Typical stretches to assist with pain relief can require a good amount of stability and strength, and may not be beneficial if you are experiencing acute pain or mobility restrictions. This week Psoas co-owner, Jenny Lightstone, shows you a scaled piriformis stretch that allow you stretch to your comfort level while laying on the ground. Try it out and let us know if this helped you!

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