Do You Have a Weak Gluteus Medius?
posted: Jul 26, 2018.
I have found through the years that patients with low back pain (hip pain, leg pain as well) tend to have a weak gluteus medius. This muscle has the important job of stabilizing your pelvis, and leg, while you're walking in your swing phase of gait (the muscle is active while you are on one leg).You can test your gluteus medius by standing on one leg (leg held out in front of you) and squatting down. If you can go through that motion with ease, and without too much wobbling and wiggl [...]