Posts Tagged : hip pain

Before and after photos showing amazing improvement of a man's posture from side view after Egoscue Method
Eliminating hip pain case study

When this client came to see me, his hip pain had been worsening over the course of four years. He’d given up running and even walking was very painful at times. He’d seen specialist doctors, but found no relief. He had begun to think that the pain was something he would just have to accept.…

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How to stop hip pain

The hip is a so-called ball and socket joint – the ball being the head of your femur (thigh bone), and the socket being a spherical cup like depression in the side of your pelvis. The ball fits snuggly into the socket, and is surrounded and stabilised by strong ligaments and large muscles. It’s a…

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Centaur holding a bow and arrow
Posture Correction and the Centaur

I sometimes bring up the centaur – the mythical half-man half-horse creature – when explaining to certain clients why I believe they’re in pain. What’s posture correction got to do with a centaur? Well, with this mythical being, you can see that the lower horse half provides a strong and stable platform upon which the upper human half…

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Male runner holding his hurt ankle
How to beat running pain

Our bodies are anatomically designed to run pain free, and yet so many runners suffer from foot, ankle, leg, knee, hip, pelvis or back pain! What’s going on? To find out, we need to look at the design of the human body. Your body is designed to have a certain structure or posture, in the…

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Egoscue warm-up and cool-down for runners

As human beings we are designed to run, and yet so many of us can’t without developing injury upon injury. What’s going on? Remember, running is not the problem, but rather the body we bring to the running! If your posture is out of alignment to start off with, then when you go running you…

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Egoscue warm-up and cool-down for golfers

Golf requires a stable and mobile body. A body with a sound posture has this. Unfortunately because of our modern day lifestyles many people have some form of postural misalignment. This can lead to pain when playing sports such as golf. But remember, it’s not golf that is the problem, but rather the body we…

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