Glute max is the largest muscle in the body which is used when we jump, run, walk fast, squat, stand up from a sitting position, climbing the stairs, etc. Basically it's used a lot and we need power in these muscles.
So any problems with these muscles can cause pain in the tailbone, the lower back, the Sacroiliac joint and the butt itself.
It can also have a knock on effect with our biomechanics which can then lead to other issues within the musculoskeletal including shoulder issues.
After all, the glutes are attached to their opposite shoulders in what is referred to as a Myofascial Sling or Kinetic Chains.
One of the easiest ways to help with problems in this area is by using a muscle energy technique like this one…
Yes these appear easy and simple but please don't mistake those factors for ineffective.
These really are some of the best exercises I have come across in terms of helping so many clients with pain and dysfunctions!
Give them a try!
(Image: The 5 Primary Kinetic Chains )