Category: Hip and pelvic conditions

8 Best Hip-Strengthening Exercises

8 Best Hip-Strengthening Exercises

The hip joint is a ball and socket type of joint with a great deal of mobility. It connects the lower limbs to the back and plays a significant role in weight transfer. Deep muscles of the hip are great stabilizers of the hip along with several ligaments. Stronger hips are of great significance. They … Continue reading 8 Best Hip-Strengthening Exercises

6 Exercises For Gluteal Tendinopathy

6 Exercises For Gluteal Tendinopathy

Gluteal muscles are the muscles of the hip. Out of the three glute muscles, the gluteus medius muscle is commonly affected in gluteal tendinopathy. It is due to overuse or degeneration. Gluteus tendinopathy is common in players in jumping sports and runners. It also affects people with a sedentary lifestyle. Weak gluteus medius muscle and … Continue reading 6 Exercises For Gluteal Tendinopathy

8 Hip Stretches For Hip Pain Relief

8 Hip Stretches For Hip Pain Relief

Hip pain can result from several causes ranging from injury, sprain, strain, bursitis, and arthritis to inflammatory conditions. Hip pain often leads to decreased range of motion at the joint, reduced hip muscle strength, and limited ability to walk and climb stairs. These limitations result from tightness in the muscles or capsule around the hip … Continue reading 8 Hip Stretches For Hip Pain Relief

Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction Exercises

Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction Exercises

Pubic Symphysis joint holds the pelvic bones together and is strengthened by ligaments and muscles. Symphysis pubis dysfunction (SPD) occurs when the joint becomes relatively mobile which leads to allow instability in the pelvic girdle. It is common in pregnancy due to increased pelvic load, laxity of ligaments under the influence of hormonal changes, and … Continue reading Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction Exercises

7 Exercises for Menstrual cramps and Period pain

7 Exercises for Menstrual cramps and Period pain

Menstrual Cramps and period pains are very common and annoying. The primary cause for this is the prostaglandins(a lipid compound with hormone like effects)which is released in the body during menstruation to help uterus contract. Prostaglandin is necessary for uterus to contract and shed its lining but when these prostaglandins level are in excess, they … Continue reading 7 Exercises for Menstrual cramps and Period pain

Top 8 Pelvic Floor Exercises

Photo by Li Sun on Pexels.com Pelvic floor muscle strengthening is very important. It has amazing benefits. Following are the top 8 pelvic floor exercises which are easy to do and are beneficial. KEGELS- Squeeze the pelvic muscles as if trying to stop urine flow. The feeling is one of ‘squeeze and lift’. Hold it … Continue reading Top 8 Pelvic Floor Exercises

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction is a less talked about topic because people find it difficult to talk about it and don't know whom to talk to. The results are that pelvic floor dysfunction is underreported. But it's an important aspect that needs to be understood and talked about clearly. It affects numerous people and is more … Continue reading Pelvic Floor Dysfunction