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. These pictures were taken in 2011 when I was trying to figure out what was causing all my back pain. And trust me, the […]

Do You Have a Zone of Apposition?

A primary goal of Postural Restoration® is to achieve and maintain a solid Zone of Apposition while achieving tri-planar movement. In plain English, this means that your body can move in all three planes of motion: sagittal (front to back), frontal (side to side), and transverse (rotation), while keeping your rib cage positioned correctly. Examine […]

A Source of Shoulder Pain: The Subclavius, Pec Minor, and Pec Major

The pec minor, pec major, and the subclavius are three muscles that can play an important role in shoulder joint pain neck pain pain related to thoracic outlet syndrome, a condition where nerves get pinched as they pass through the thoracic outlet, an area loosely defined as your upper chest area, between the neck and […]

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 […]

What is Pelvic Repositioning?

Pelvic repositioning is a difficult concept to understand if you aren’t real familiar with anatomy. So here is a video that I hope makes clear what repositioning entails. It’s important to understand because everything PRI does with people involves repositioning one or both sides of the pelvis. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bylbaf9-CC8