Archive for the 'Back' Category

I.T. Band Stretch

The Iliotibial Band (I.T. Band) is basically a very long muscle tendon. The is a tiny muscle that starts at the top of your pelvis on the outer tip bilaterally (both sides) called Tensor Fascia Lata (TFL) that connects or turns into the I.T. Band within a few inches. The I.T. Band then runs all [...]

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Glute Stretch

If you’re experiencing low back pain and/or upper thigh/hip pain then you may have tension in your glute muscles (buttocks). The muscles in this area consist of the three glutes each named for their size: Gluteus Maximus, Gluteus Medius and Gluteus Minimus. Another common muscle affected in this area is Piriformis and is often the [...]

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Rhomboid Strengthening Exercise

This one very important for anyone working with a computer, driving a lot or carrying out any other activity that has his/her arms out in front of him/her for prolonged periods. If experiencing sharp pains in or around the upper back/shoulder area this may benefit you.
What frequently happens in these situations is that some or all of the muscles [...]

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