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the hidden culprit of back pain - the iliopsoas.


Front To BackAileen Jefferis in her ground breaking book Front To Back identifies the iliopsoas muscle as an often undiagnosed cause of back pain.


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Many patients come to Lifestyle Therapies after seeing multiple therapists and specialists with what seems like untreatable back pain. But after trigger point therapy to release and balance the iliopsoas muscles, sometimes the pain is relieved almost instantly.


The book Front To Back will help you to understant how the iliopsoas muscle contributes to back pain and self-management strategies such as stretches.


With all Front To Back - The Hidden Culprit books ordered here, we'll also give you three Q6-1.5 Q magnets valued at $18 to assist with treating trigger points.


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Why do so many patients fail to respond to conventional back pain treatments? In addition, why is that so many suffer from similar seemingly unrelated symptoms such as migraines, burning or numbness on the front of the thighs, abdominal, groin or testicular pain, nausea, bloating, excessive flatulence, constipation, sugar cravings, dry skin, brittle nails or sensitivity to light? These were the observations that lead Aileen to develop a method of diagnosing and treating the hidden culprit of back pain – the iliopsoas muscle.


The iliopsoas is made up of two main muscles, psoas major and iliacus. The psoas major which originates along T12 to L1-5 of the lower back and attaches to the hip joints. Iliacus fans out from the hip joint to the top of the pelvis. As soon as we move to an upright posture, the iliopsoas goes to work and hence is susceptible to overloading.


Some of the actions of the iliopsoas are:

• Maintaining an upright posture when standing and sitting.
• Lifting a leg
• Bending forward
• Turning the leg outward
• Tilting the pelvis forward; and
• Stabilising the spine.

When overloaded the iliopsoas muscle is prone to developing trigger points and becomes tighter.


The connection of the iliopsoas muscle to fatigue symptoms:
The sympathetic nervous system’s main function is to keep us alert to danger and mobilise all the body’s energy and resources in an emergency. Since the nerve signals of the sympathetic nervous system originate from T1 to L2, you can see where an overactive iliopsoas muscle can have an affect.


See here how to apply Q magnets over the sympathetic nervous system to reduce chronic pain.





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