Female Lumbo-Pelvic Complex 101
May is Women’s National Health Month and is a time to focus on many aspects of health, from women’s fitness to mental and emotional well-being. Women are a powerful force of influence and change in their communities and families. For this reason, a women’s modeling of her own health can have a profound impact on all those around her, including her children and possibly even generations to come.
As health and exercise professionals, we can help the women in our communities have a better understanding of how their bodies change over their lifetimes and then train them appropriately. One area of change is within a woman’s lumbo-pelvic complex, which is the area of the low back and pelvis. While both men and women contain the same musculoskeletal anatomy, a woman’s body