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Hip Extension and Back Pain

by Dianne Woodruff |   Date Released : 03 Apr 2003
Dianne Woodruff

About the author: Dianne Woodruff

Dianne L. Woodruff holds a PhD in Somatic Education and specializes in body movement and exercise solutions. Her two-volume video series, 3-D WORKOUT, teaches people to use their bodies correctly and restores function lost from sedentary life and work. A Certified Movement Analyst, she wrote her dissertation on Bartenieff Fundamentals of Movement. She has taught in US universities for 30 years, following a career as a professional modern dancer. She developed the anatomy curriculum for Stott Pilates. A Registered Movement Therapist (ISMETA) and a CranioSacral practitioner, Dianne is the owner of Body-in-Motion in Oakville, Ontario, just west of Toronto.

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Hovis, Melissa | 26 Aug 2014, 05:05 AM

HI there. I am wondering if you can clarify the TFL basic position. I see that the client lying on his/her left side facing away from the trainer near the edge of the table has the supporting left leg at 90 degrees hip & knee flexion. I see that the right working leg has a straight knee. Can you clarify whether the right working hip is also at 90 degrees flexion or straight? I'm having a hard time picturing the position. Thanks.

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