The Sacro-Iliac Joint: the base of the spine

The sacroiliac joint is located at the base of the spine. Specifically, it describes where the sacrum (the triangular piece of bone at the base of the spine) meets the ilium (part of the pelvis). Much of the time people refer to the sacroiliac joint as the SI joint. Throughout this article, I will be … Read more

Piriformis Syndrome: a pain in the butt

This article will provide a clearer picture on Piriformis Syndrome and how to use Yoga to manage and ease the associated pain.Piriformis syndrome is a description for a set of symptoms that you feel in your butt area – specifically: A dull ache in the mid-butt area Pain that travels or radiates down the back … Read more

The Psoas

The Psoas muscle is a deep, strong muscle that cuddles into the lower half of the spine. Specifically, it begins at the 12th thoracic vertebrae, snuggles along each of the 5 lumbar vertebrae and attaches onto the femur bone at the lesser trochanter. It is a primary hip flexor, in that it brings the femur … Read more