The Piriformis Muscle: Trials, Tribulations and Treatments

The piriformis muscle and the sciatic nerve in the pelvis

I don’t suppose many of us have even heard of the Piriformis muscle. Even fewer of us know where it is or what it does…. but if you have problems with it you really know about it.

So I thought it would be useful for us all to get a little better acquainted with this tremendously important and tricky little muscle.

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Pilates 2017. To infinity & beyond: Premonitions, Planetissimals & Perseids

spiral galaxy

So, it’s January and with the new month comes a sense of new beginnings, of purpose, of renewal. I do value that because it mitigates against the faintly depressing loss of festivities and fairly lights, and instead looks to the future. I qualified as a Pilates Instructor in March 2004 – nearly 13 years ago. […]

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The Deep Squat – Why we should do more of them!

The deep squat – one of the human body’s most primal movements. Traditionally, this was our sitting position until we routinely started to sit on chairs. We may have adapted psychologically to the comforts of chairs, sofas, toilets, cars , buses, even a chaise longue, but our bodies have not entirely followed suit

Our body benefits from regular deep squats.

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