We have all been told “don’t bend your back like that”, “sit up straight” or “keep your back straight when you lift”?But is this true? Should we be afraid to bend over? Will our spines all break if we don’t keep them straight or is it just part of normal life?
Here’s what we teach to our back pain patients every day at Move Freely and why we are doing it differently from most Physiotherapy clinics.
At move freely we see a lot of people with lower back pain, knee pain, and hip and groin pain that can be caused by poor hip mobility. If this is something you are struggling with, keep reading!
Sports and athletic performance can also be improved by maximizing your hip mobility. Squats, deadlifts, Olympic weight lifting, running and jumping will all get better if you can improve your hip mobility.
Here are our top 5 hip mobility drills: