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Amy Weinberger

The Psoas muscle

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HOW CAN THE PSOAS BE INVOLVED IN LOW BACK PAIN? --> I often have clients coming in telling me that they think their psoas is 'tight'. It seems to get a lot more attention in general chat than other muscles yet few people really have much understanding of how this muscle works and implications of…

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Amy Weinberger

Sacroiliac joint instability?

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Sacroiliac joint (SIJ) pain can occur if the SIJ is not as stable as it should be; if it is 'unlocking'. Could a contributing factor be that your sacrum is stuck in counternutation? If so, what might be driving that? It is important to identify the drivers so that once a correction is made, a strategy…

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Amy Weinberger

The functional pelvis

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A functional pelvis is essential for almost every task! --> A functional pelvis requires optimal function of the passive, active and control systems: - FORM CLOSURE (bones, joints & ligaments)- FORCE CLOSURE (muscles, fascia) - MOTOR CONTROL (neural patterning) - EMOTIONS* If you have issues with pain, posture, strength, movement, pelvic floor function - it is important…

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Amy Weinberger

The power of breath

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These simple breathing exercises can be used to help calm yourself and encourage a switch from the sympathetic nervous system (fright or flight) to the parasympathetic (rest and digest) nervous system.  ALTERNATE NOSTRIL BREATHING Inhale through your right nostril - exhale through your left nostril - inhale left - exhale right..... BEE BREATH Plug your ears with…

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Amy Weinberger

Considering hamstring strength

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WHEN IS A HAMSTRING TRULY ‘WEAK'? --> A weak hamstring that doesn't respond to strength training could be related to the position of your pelvis: if the sacrum is stuck in counternutation, it will cause the sacrotuberous ligament to slacken and the hamstring to lose strength. In this case, if you passively nutate the sacrum it…

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Amy Weinberger

Privacy Policy & GDPR

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https://massagetherapy-brighton.co.uk/privacy-policy/ The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which is EU wide and far more extensive than its predecessor the Data Protection Act, along with the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR), seek to protect and enhance the rights of EU data subjects. These rights cover the safeguarding of personal data, protection against the unlawful processing…

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