This month, David answers a question from Mort about butt pain and sciatica. While pain in the gluteals is sometimes related to sciatica, David talks about another possible cause of gluteal pain, trigger points.
This month I’m highlighting the deep six lateral rotators. The deep six lateral rotators are a powerful group of muscles that move the hip. Take a look at where these muscles attach, what actions they do, and how they are used in yoga practice.
The piriformis muscle (Very Popular) is this month’s Muscle of the Month. Like last month, a nice and simple description of the key points of the muscle and how it relates to yoga.
A Real Pain in the…. Piriformis
I love tackling the “buzz” word muscles and topics. Piriformis fits into a category of muscle names that I hear so commonly. Other muscles and topics include psoas, QL (quadratus lumborum), sciatica and others.