What is the Psoas?
The psoas muscle, formally called the psoas major, is a very important core muscle.
Why stretch your Psoas?
Many people believe Psoas muscle may be the most important muscle in your body. Without this essential muscle, you wouldn’t even be able to get out of bed or move. Every movement that you do your Psoas will have some involvement because it is the primary connector between your torso and legs, like any muscle overuse leads to tightness.That is why a tight or overstretched Psoas muscle could be the cause of many of your aches and pains, including low back and pelvic pain. A tight Psoas not only effects your daily movement but also your sporting performance increasing your chance of further injuries elsewhere.
Does stretching work?
Static stretching has little to no lasting effect on the level of tension in the Psoas muscle.
Many athletes have tight Psoas' and don't even know. Tight Psoas causes lack of hip mobility, uneven hips which leads to many other injuries, back pain, back spasms, and functional leg length discrepancy. The Pso-rite helps gradually lengthen the the a previous tight Psoas helping relieve back pain and evening the hips out.
Why does a Psoas get tight?
A large percentage of people have chronic tight Psoas. Furthermore, the Psoas can become tight due to overuse or if your job requires a lot of sitting down. Due to its location deep within the core of the body, the Psoas muscle instinctively tightens up when we feel stress or fear as well.