Our Chiropractic Clinic Blog

Interested in reducing pain and improving fitness? Our chiropractors give tips on building a healthier lifestyle through chiropractic care, nutrition, and more!
Dr. Keith Sparks

Foam Rolling Friday: Glute Medius & Minimus

Foam Rolling Friday: Glute Medius & Minimus

Glute Medius Minimus Referral Pattern

Improper hip motion is oftentimes a culprit to low back pain and knee pain. Interestingly, the area where we experience pain is regularly not the source of pain. When the glute medius and glute minimus become problematic they can refer pain down the leg (mimicking a disc herniation), and to the SI joint. These muscles become dysfunctional due to lack of use. Stating this, you would think working on activating these muscles alone would be sufficient, but recent research indicates that combining soft tissue therapy with rehab/exercise training, adds greater benefit then either alone.¹

Continue reading
  6375 Hits

Have a Question?

Do you have a question about chiropractic care, fitness or nutrition?  We would love to hear from you, and we might even turn your question into our next blog post!

Ask a Question

Blog Topics

FAQ #KneePain Rolling Patterns Chiropractic #FootPain Equipment Fitness Shoulder GoTime #growingwichita home stretches Functional Core culture treatment options patriotic Yoga Nerve Pain development pain management motorpatterns Treatment Options Heel Pain Cupping Therapy Pectoralis Muscles Disc Herniation Feet chiropractor Pain Management Wichita Dry Needling Accupuncture ICT Toe mechanics doula #RunningPain Sitting Posture Adductors Compression Sleeves FootExercise knee pain wichita Orthotics toe functionality Exercise Performance ChiropracticOffice Neurology Handout Squat Core Strength Movement #races DryNeedling Shoulder Pain Lifting membership plan #deepsquat Plateau Squats rollingpatterns tummytime Recovery Mobility chiropractic BackPain muscletherapy Soft Tissue Therapy plantar fasciitis ShoeShopping performance Glute Muscles adjustment Cost WestWichita pregnancy esports Rhomboid Muscles GroupTraining mental health bodyweight crossfit Conditioning Information conditioning parenting functional chiropractor Myths WichitaChiropractor tag2 rehabilitation test Payment HamstringStrain Hip Flexors entrepreneur ChiropracticPhysician Taping Conservative Care PlantarFasciitis Elbow Pain running inflammation guest blog #wholefoods Education Insurance Acupuncture Body Awareness BeginningExercise Crossfit 1MillionCups Physical Therapy foot complaint #bellybreathing Company Announcements stress Adjustment allergies Sprinting 5K #HipPain squat sara skiles postpartum WestWichitaChiropractor Healthcare Shoes elbow pain Low Back Pain Latissimus Dorsi Breathing crawling WSU bodyawareness Home Stretches Health Lumbar Roll Myofascial Release FoamRollingFriday stability movement screen Membership Plan #Wichita awareness Mid-Back Pain myths Headaches DNS #freemuscletherapy Massage Self Help Foam Rolling 2018 #localbusiness RunningShoes lifting Inner Thigh Mechanics Foot Pain MRI race knee function #hipstrength health Sitting Help Fitness Class ICTrunning Grand Opening rhomboid muscles Wet Needling childbearing physical therapy knee joint #Running sports foot pain weekend seminar healthcare community #1millioncupsict Inflammation kansas Pain Healing Limitation orthotics disc herniation chiropractors SportsChiropractor sport injuries Mobility Drill Rehabilitation #somethingsbrewingict Running Tension #localfarmers knee health squats Gym dairy free Strain Top 5 gaming

Subscribe to Our Blog

Move HEALTHY.               Feel HEALTHY.              Live HEALTHY.