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Must have: if you sit for extended periods of time

Must have: if you sit for extended periods of time

I have struggled with back pain almost my entire life. It started with a car accident where we hydroplaned and flipped down a hill 1.5 times in my friend's truck. They said it was a miracle that nobody died or was seriously injured, but I walked away with a lifetime of back pain 😩. Since then, I have seen chiropractors, massage therapists, and physical therapists on and off for relief.

Lately I have noticed that every time I see my chiropractor, one of the first things he does is release my psoas muscle and I almost immediately feel better without him having to do much else (for reference, I never get manual manipulations aka "cracking" but I do get my Atlas adjusted if it needs to be). I started reading about the psoas muscle and realized that it is vital to back health (and really so many other things).

You may have a tight psoas if you sit for long periods of time, have bad posture, or have weak pelvic floor muscles. Besides back pain, a tight or weak psoas can cause so many issues like pain in your hips, pelvis, knees, and glutes. 

I have begrudgingly taken up Pilates again because it's known for improving psoas muscle health. And instead of seeing my chiropractor very often, I learned how to release the psoas muscle myself using a hip hook daily. (My chiropractor told me to have my husband or one of my kids try to release my psoas and that was a disaster 🥴, so he suggested a hip hook)  Having this device has been a game changer for me -- I have been using it for months and because I can relieve my own pain, I have doubled the amount of time between my usual chiropractor visits.

 

I love The Mark hip hook because:

  • it's easy to use (lots of videos if you need help)
  • it provides instant relief for me (more relief the more I use it)
  • it's portable and I can bring it wherever I go (easy to pack when traveling, too)
  • it's sturdier than the other hip hook on the market, which may not survive all of my travels

You can get 10% off using my code JESSICAREY here. 

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