Author: Kirsten Liwanag (Kirsten Liwanag)

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Easy Psoas Stretch

Dysfunction of the Psoas Muscle often causes low back and hip pain that just won’t go away no matter what you try. Over the years of seeing patients in our office, we have found that many do not know how to stretch the Psoas muscle. Additionally, if one of the Psoas muscles are not firing...

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Fix Low Back Pain at Home

Would you like to know one simple exercise you can be doing at home to fix your low back pain? You can gently readjust your pelvis and reduce low back muscle tightness and pain with this simple fix. This is a great addition to stretches you are already doing, and is gentle enough to perform...

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Two Easy Stretches for Iliopsoas Syndrome! Relieve Low Back and Hip Pain.

Do you struggle with chronic low back pain? Does the pain travel to your hip, upper leg or knee? Have you tried everything and it’s not getting better? It may be Iliopsoas syndrome. What is iliopsoas syndrome?  Iliopsoas syndrome is a common condition, especially among athletes who perform a lot of repeated hip flexion movements. ...

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Thigh Burning/Tingling/Numbness Sensation? Try This at Home!

Are you experiencing thigh pain, burning, numbness, or tingling?  Do you just wish they would go away?  You may be experiencing meralgia paresthetica – a condition caused by compression of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve or adhesions around this nerve causing entrapment. If you are experiencing “pocket pain” on the upper lateral part of your...

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Pelvic Pain? Try this at Home to Restore Normal Pelvic Motion

Are you experiencing pelvic pain? Your pelvis may be rotated due to the mechanics of daily living (i.e sitting to much)!  This leads to pain and discomfort in the pelvic bowl due to muscle spasm in muscles such as the Psoas/iliacus and quadratus lumborum. Dr. Wil demonstrates a technique you can do at home as...