Home » oitf-quadratus-lumborum

oitf-quadratus-lumborum

Stiff, Fragile, Aching Low Back: Pain Patterns, Causes, Self-Care

Stiffness in the low back can come from several larger muscles like spinal erectors, latissimus dorsi, and psoas. Fragility in the low back usually comes from a joint problem in the vertebrae. The two patterns play in concert to create a pain pattern that is a combination of the two. This post is a collection …

Stiff, Fragile, Aching Low Back: Pain Patterns, Causes, Self-Care Read More »

Quadratus Lumborum – Massage Therapy Notes

Integrative Works is hosting some content on Patreon so that we can devote more time and energy to creating the resources that you need. Basically, the majority of our content is still available to the public. Content that is oriented toward bodywork professionals is available with a nominal subscription to Patreon. Log in to Patreon …

Quadratus Lumborum – Massage Therapy Notes Read More »

Self Care – Multifidi and Quadratus Lumborum

Here you will find ways to get relief from pain created by the quadratus lumborum and multifidi. They work together to create several patterns, depending on the location of the trigger point. These patterns include pain along the crest of the hip, pain in the sacroiliac joint, and pain in the buttock. The quadratus lumborum …

Self Care – Multifidi and Quadratus Lumborum Read More »

Self Care – Cough less and cough with less pain

When you stop coughing, continue to practice social distancing. Act responsibly in protecting the health of yourself and others. Practically speaking, you can stimulate the skin in a waythat reduces the frequency and pain of coughing. This is based on a neurological principle discovered by English surgeon John Hilton. Loosely stated, hot, cold, and pain …

Self Care – Cough less and cough with less pain Read More »

Iliolumbar Ligament – Massage Therapy Notes

Integrative Works is hosting some content on Patreon so that we can devote more time and energy to creating the resources that you need. Basically, the majority of our content is still available to the public. Content that is oriented toward bodywork professionals is available with a nominal subscription to Patreon. Log in to Patreon …

Iliolumbar Ligament – Massage Therapy Notes Read More »

Pelvic Ligaments – Functional Anatomy

Here, I explore the anatomy of the pelvic ligaments, their structure, attachments, and how they mature through the decades of a person’s life. Progression of Fusion A complex fascial structure wraps the major bony structures of the pelvis. Like those osseous structures, the ligaments also evolve as we age. As a result, we have more …

Pelvic Ligaments – Functional Anatomy Read More »

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 …

Pain Around the Crest of the Hip Read More »

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 …

Stiff Low Back with Pain in the Lower Hip Read More »

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 …

Fragile Low Back with SI Joint Pain Read More »