Most people suffer pain in their hips that pain also extends to other acres of the body. The main culprit in most of the pain is the Psoas Muscle. This muscle is the only muscle that is connected to both the upper and lower body. To help alleviate the pain and tightness you have some different types of stretching available. Some of the stretching exercise groupings are Static Stretching, ‘Dynamic Stretching Fascia Stretching and PNF (proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation. Static Stretching. Static Stretching is the most common method of stretching used. With this type of stretching you stretch your body ;in such case you lower limbs are are stretched to a slight pull and you hold for 10 to 30 seconds then you release. Fascia Stretching. When do the Fascia Stretch you rest movement. These stretched focus on a fibrous tissue connective tissue. This tissue is found throughout the body. These exercises are performed with the therapist and the client. The therapist pulls and the client pushes to relax the hip flexors. The Fascia is more problematic in the hip area so the focus is in that area the most. The Dynamic Stretching.
Another type of stretching is Dynamic Stretching. With your stretching here, you will do controlled leg swings that gently put a slightly uncomfortable pull on your muscles. This is also known as range of motion exercise. The more often you do these the easier to unlock you hip flexors. When considering using these stretches for tight hips, it is recommended that you do a few exercises from each group. This will work better to unlock your hip flexors. If you want to unlock your hip flexors the stretches for tight hips must become part of your daily routine.