Hip Pain

Pain in the Sacrum or Crest of the Hip When Sleeping on Side

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. These people reach back and put a fist in the center of their hips, just below the beltline and say. “It hurts right here.” They go through explanations of wanting to sleep on that side but wake with aching pain …

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Pain in Calf or Groin with Stiff Hip

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. People have pain in their calf or groin with a stiff hip. The pain is usually the greater concern. And, one of the two complaints usually dominate: Specific Pain People complain of a specific spot on the upper, outside of …

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Pain Around the Crest of the Hip

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. People most often complain of pain just under the crest of the hip. However, they sometimes complain of pain that arcs in front of the hip and into the groin. If they are comfortable doing so, they will complain of …

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Wide Band of Pain Across the Top of the Hips

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. These people complain of a band of pain across the top of their hips. I ask them to be specific. Is it all the way across your hips? Is it a small strip in the middle? There are several patterns …

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Stiff Low Back with Pain in the Lower Hip

This is one of several posts about a stiff, fragile low back. A stiff low back is usually a combination of a binding intervertebral joint with more than one muscle involved. If you have a stiff low back, you should compare these posts. Client Description These people complain of stiffness at the base of the spine …

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Fragile Low Back with SI Joint Pain

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. These people complain of sharp pain in the low back that feels like it will  “go out,” as well as pain in the sacroiliac joint. This pattern is a combination of trigger points in two different muscles that become activate together. On the …

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Pain Along One Side of the Sacrum

These people complain of pain up and down their sacrum on one side. When I ask where it hurts, they straighten their fingers and place their index and thumb along their sacrum, slightly to one side. They complain of pain when bending forward. It may be dull or sharp, depending on how long they have let it …

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Stiff and Slow When Rising From Seated Position

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. These people complain of painful stiffness on rising from a chair or getting out of the car. The longer that they sit, the stiffer they get. They are often stiff in the morning, when rising from bed, but speak of it …

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Trigger Points and The Seizing Hamstring

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. These people grab their hamstring and talk about how painful it is. They are often quite careful about not stretching their hamstrings too aggressively. Also, the back of the thigh often cramps when flexing the knee to touch the heel to …

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