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Therapist Notes – Iliopsoas Complex (Deep Abdominals)

How therapists approach the iliopsoas complex is highly opinionated. Its impact on posture, digestion, emotions and much more is fodder for lengthy bodywork discussions. Even after 30 years, I’ve learned more by putting together these illustrations and posts. I find that craniostructural work is always the first step for lasting relief, followed by balancing the …

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Stiff Hip with Spot of Pain in Calf

People usually complain of a specific spot on the upper, outside of their calf. When questioned, they also have a stiff hip and sometimes have groin pain. Groin pain often prompts a visit to the MD where this usually is referred to as a hernia although not one severe enough to repair. If you have …

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Pain Around the Crest of the Hip

These people most often complain of pain just under the crest of the hip.  They frequently complain of pain that arcs in front of the hip and into the groin. If they are comfortable doing so, they will complain of pain in the genitalia. They may also complain of pain in the SI joint. This …

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