Low Back Pain Posture Photo

Low Back Pain Posture PhotoAre your lower back and hips generally tight or in pain? Are your stomach and glutes weak or sticking out?

This may help with your Anterior Pelvic Tilt (see image).⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
?Know what this posture is comprised of:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
– Tightened Lower Back (Thoracolumbar Extensors/Latissimus Dorsi)/Hip Flexors.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
– Weakened Glutes/Hamstrings/Abs(Deep Abdominals/Obliques).⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
?Understand the causes, which include:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
– Prolonged sitting at desk.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
– Poor/uneven exercise technique.
– Physical inactivity.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
– Genetic predispositions.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
?Actively rehab in the following manner:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
1. Release the tightened musculature (trigger point/foam roll/dynamically stretch lower back and hip flexors).⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
2. Immediately train the weakened musculature with your coach/trainer (deadlift/squat/press progressions, plank with glute squeeze, etc).⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
3. Release the tightened musculature at the end of your session.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
4. Re-educate – proper sitting posture, take regular breaks from sitting, restructure your training schedule to target the weakened musculature.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Make it a great day!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Contact us for online coaching and/or injury management.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

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