Should You Stretch Your Hamstrings?

Should you stretch your hamstrings? Generally, I say “probably not”. In this post, I am going to explain why stretching the hamstrings is often not advisable.  I’m going to focus on the left hamstring and approach the matter from the perspective of Postural Restoration. What does the hamstring do? What is little appreciated about the […]

SI Joint Pain and Pelvic Repositioning

In my last video I explained what it meant to reposition a left pelvis. In this video I talk about how repositioning a left pelvis can help people who are experiencing SI joint pain.   I suffered from right and left sided SI joint pain from my sophomore year in college to my mid-30s. Even […]

Lateral Pelvic Tilt and Lower Back Pain: The Connection

Lateral Pelvic Tilt is a position that finds one side of the pelvis higher than the other. In the picture below, you’ll notice my left side is higher than the right. This picture was taken about four years ago when I was trying to figure out what was causing all my back pain. My understanding […]

Restoring My Neck, Restoring My Eyesight?

This is me neurologically reprogramming myself: restoring neutrality in my neck, regaining lost range of motion, and re-positioning bones in my face. Yes, you read that correctly. My face is now different. I was chosen (although in truth I somewhat volunteered myself before the seminar began) because I am a perfect example of what Postural […]

My Twisted Pelvis

Edit. Since I last wrote this post, which is almost three years ago, I have gained a ton of knowledge and experience in dealing with Lateral Pelvic Tilt. Lateral Pelvic Tilt and Lower Back Pain I urge you to read my updated post as it reflects four years of education acquired through the Postural Restoration […]

Lateral Pelvic Tilt: Some Back Pain Relief

Over the past year, since my post on lateral pelvic tilt got picked up by Google, I’ve gotten quite a few comments and e-mails asking for more information. Unfortunately, everything I know about lateral pelvic tilt, and how I rid myself of it, has already been written about in those past posts. I’ve looked around […]

Eureka! My Lateral Pelvic Tilt Update

With much relief, I can report that the last remnants of my post-tilt hip discomfort seem to have disappeared. As far as I can remember, the sequence of events occurred like this: July/August Lateral Pelvic Tilt 1. In July of last year I was experiencing lower back/SI Joint pain. Later in the month, some horrible […]

My Favorite Stretch: Hip Flexor-Lat Stretch Combo

This is my favorite stretch. It hits two problematic areas: the hip flexors and the lats. In order to do the stretch, I have to push my pelvis forward and then rotate in the direction of the front leg. You should feel a stretch in your lats and the front of the back leg. While […]

Lateral Pelvic Tilt and its Resolution

Edit. Since I last wrote this post, which is almost four years ago, I have gained a ton of knowledge and experience in dealing with Lateral Pelvic Tilt. Lateral Pelvic Tilt and Lower Back Pain I urge you to read my updated post as it reflects four years of education acquired through the Postural Restoration […]