Hip Flexors Always Tight? Maybe Stop Stretching

Hip Flexors Always Tight? Maybe Stop Stretching

When it comes to chronically stiff muscles – tight hip flexors are the second most common complaint I hear after tight hamstrings. Tight hip flexors are annoying, achy, and they often contribute to lower back pain. When your hips are always tight, it can interfere with your ability to enjoy walking, running, golfing, and just exercise inRead More…

Piriformis syndrome and Sciatica – PT not working?

Piriformis syndrome and Sciatica – PT not working?

I recently polled my readers regarding their most important concerns when it comes to their musculoskeletal health. In other words, what questions were they desperately seeking answers for related to back, neck, knee, hip, shoulder, or ankle pain? Here is a great question I received from John: “I’m getting Physical Therapy for lower back painRead More…

Is it Safe to Push Through Pain?

Is it Safe to Push Through Pain?

“No pain no gain” is a common phrase we hear but is it accurate? Not always. And it’s important to know when it’s safe – and not safe – to “push” through your pain. While unpleasant – pain provides us with important information that when understood – can be extremely valuable. But first, what isRead More…

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