At home care for iliopsoas injury can be just as important if not more important than in clinic therapy. On the days that you are not attending therapy in the clinic you will be assigned a series of exercises to perform at home. These will likely be some of the same activities that you are performing in clinic during your PT sessions.
Following your referral to Elite Physical therapy you will receive a thorough evaluation to test the strength and mobility of your iliopsoas muscle. This will also involve some questioning from your therapist regarding activities that may aggravate your symptoms or what types of activities relieve your symptoms. Following your evaluation you will be assigned a specific set of exercises to target the iliopsoas and surrounding musculature.
I suffered several months with hip pain suspected to be dysfunction of my Iliopsoas. I was even to the point that the pain in my hip would wake me up at night if I rolled on to it. I “babied” it by cutting out my exercise routine and over the counter anti-inflammatory. Lucky for me,
The iliopsoas is comprised of several muscles that function synergistically in the hip joint. The uppermost muscles being the psoas major/minor muscles arises from the sides of the lumbar vertebrae and intervertebral discs and the iliacus lies flat on the inner surface of the iliac bone or the winged shaped portion of your pelvis.
Common Disc issue treatments can and should be continued at home. Often times its bad habits or mistakes we make that create the common disc issues so education is critical. Your physical therapist will give you a home exercise program(HEP) for your specific disc issue with detailed instructions and pictures of stretches and exercises to perform on the days you do not come into the clinic.
Disc issues are more common that you would think and understanding the treatment in clinic helps you to act promptly and quickly reduce any long term effects.
One of the most common disc issues is a ruptured or herniated disc, when the center of the disc (nucleus) pushes through the outer layer and presses against the nerves.
Read about Chuck’s recovery from back pain through the use of Physical Therapy. Chuck Brown has had back pain issues for a long time, but this June 2019 beach trip to Florida will be one he will remember as a painful one. He knew it was time to professionally address his chronic back pain and have a safe recovery.
It is important to know the difference in the most common disc issues: herniated/ruptured disc, bulging discs and degenerative disc. It is also to important to understand the symptoms, risk factors and treatment options for disc issues. Most people are unaware that you can experience radicular pain in other parts of your body that originate from common disc issues in your spine.
Malik Trollinger is a patient at our Shelbyville clinic. Malik was working out with his football team doing dead-lifts. He had 395 pounds on the bar, but when he lifted the bar, he heard a lot of cracking and immediately dropped the weight. He knew something was immediately wrong and called for the trainer to check him out.