Some of the most common reasons for the gluteal muscles to weaken are:
- Lack of usage, causing deconditioning. This is especially common for people with sedentary lifestyle such as office workers and bus drivers.
- Previous injuries to the hip region. Injuries can cause the muscles to switch off, causing weakness in the area after the injury heals.
- Faulty posture, causing the gluteal muscles to weaken over time.
Some common injuries associated with weak hip muscles are low back pain, hamstring strain, piriformis syndrome, sciatica and bursitis in the hip.
A stable hip is extremely important to ensure proper functioning of our body, thus preventing compensation and injuries. Stay tune for future posts for advises to strengthen our hip muscles.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to come in for an examination at Spearwood Chiropractic. Call us on 0481342837 to make an appointment.