Tag Archives: hip flexors

Lower Back Problems – Facet Joints

The lower back includes the lumbar spine and all the associated muscles in this region. The spine is made up of vertebrae that are stacked on top of each other with a disc in between and nerves that exit between each vertebra. Also between each vertebra are a set of joints, one on each side, commonly […]

Lower Back Problems – Hip Flexors and Abbs

The hip flexors are attached to the front of the lumbar vertebrae and come down through the groin to attach to the thigh. They traverse the sacroiliac joints, where the sacrum joins to the pelvis, they also traverse the hip joints. These muscles have a massive influence area and when tight they compress the entire lower back, […]

Hips and Pelvis pain

Pain in the groin is common. The muscle usually involved is the Hip Flexor or Psoas. The Hip Flexor is attached to the front of each of the lumbar vertebrae.It traverses through the pelvis and exits at the groin attaching to the upper thigh bone or Femur. Tightness in this muscle can cause inflammation at its attachment point creating pain […]

Lower Back Overview

The lower back  includes the lumbar spine and all the associated muscles in this region. As many of you will know the spine is made up of vertebrae that are stacked on top of each other with a disc in between and nerves that exit between each vertebra. Also between each vertebra are a set of […]