Test Your Hips: Identify & Correct Faulty Movement Patterns

Your hips are responsible for driving your body forward but are routinely overlooked when thinking about increasing efficiency of motion, increasing power, and avoiding injury.

In Marsha Wykes, PT‘s 25 years of experience, she’s found that the majority of non-acute knee pain (and some back pain too!) is influenced by someplace else…your hips!

So how do you figure out if you are overcompensating for weak hips, putting stress on other parts of the body, and putting yourself as risk for injury? Marsha provided this great video tutorial on first assessing your hip health and then using targeted exercises to address any deficiencies for our friends over at West Lebanon Fit Body Boot Camp to help answer this question!

Test Your Hips: Assessment

Test Your Hips: Exercises

 

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