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Sciatica: 3 Exercises to Relieve Sciatic Nerve Pain anterior pelvic tilt anterior pelvis back pain egoscue method glute pain hip pain leg pain nerve impingement sciatic leg pain sciatic nerve pain sciatica glute pain the pain free athlete Sep 30, 2020

 Sciatica is a literal pain in the butt! 

I have suffered from sciatica on and off for years. I feel it in my left glute, and when it gets really bad, the pain extends down my hamstring on the back of my upper thigh. If you’ve had it, then you know that it can be quite...

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Conquer Your Fear of Pain with Movement back pain catastrophizing fear avoidance model freedom from pain hip pain kinesiophobia pain management pain relief pain treatment the pain free athlete Aug 06, 2020

 

 Kinesiophobia: “the avoidance of activity because you fear it will cause pain.”

--Norman J. Marcus, MD

While I was talking with one of my clients who had suffered from back pain for over four years, he realized that only when distracted did he not have pain with...

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Foot and Ankle Injuries Often Lead to Chronic Pain ankle injury ankle pain ankle rehab back pain egoscue method exercises for shoulder pain foot injury foot pain foot rehab gait abnormalities gait mechanics groin pain heel pain hip pain injury rehab postural restoration si pain the pain free athlete walking walking form Oct 16, 2019

Have you ever sprained your ankle?

It is a common injury, with 2 million acute ankle sprains happening each year in the US! In addition, it is the most common injury suffered by college athletes making up 15% of all injuries in this population.
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Stretching Your Glutes Isn't Enough cycling egoscue method glute pain glute stretching hip pain postural resoration intitute pri the pain free athlete Jul 17, 2019

Recently, during a hard week of training—including climbing intervals on the bike and heavy lifting in the gym—I woke up with intense tightness in my left glute. Previously, I had overworked my my right glute, which made it tighter. Now it was the left. I saw this as a good sign,...

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Posture Therapy: A Bodyworker's Perspective egoscue method fai femoroacetabular impingement hip degeneration hip pain hip rehabilitation pain relief postural resoration intitute pri rolfing structural integration the pain free athlete May 07, 2019

Last summer, Elizabeth Lamoureux was diagnosed with Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI) in her right hip. FAI creates abnormal contact and wear in the hip joint, between the ball—top of the femur (thigh bone)—and the socket—acetabulum (depression in the pelvic bone).

This...

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Considerations for Leg Length Discrepancies anterior pelvic tilt anterior pelvis hip pain hip rehabilitation hips pain free athlete pelvis the pain free athlete Jun 14, 2017

Please enjoy an excerpt from my book, Winning the Injury Game, available on Amazon.

Clients often tell me their legs are different lengths. When they lay down on an examiner’s table, one leg appears longer, and the practitioner informs them that their legs are different lengths. Or perhaps...

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Osteoarthritis is a Symptom of Postural Misalignments heal yourself healing chronic pain hip degeneration hip osteoarthritis hip pain hip rehabilitation hips osteoarthritis self healing Aug 24, 2016

At 38, my doctor diagnose me with severe (grade 4) bone-on-bone left hip osteoarthritis. Since I was too young for a joint replacement, he advised me to reduce my activity level and avoid any movements that hurt. When the pain was excruciating enough, and my activity limited enough, they would...

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