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Releasing the Iliopsoas and Quadratus Lumborum

The Core of the Matter delves deeply into two muscles that play a profound role in low back and pelvic stability. The book and DVD gives you the tools and strategies to restore power, ease, and fluidity to the low back and pelvis. When these muscles becomes unable to perform their stabilizing duties due to injuries, poor posture, extended stints of sitting, or stress, they can alter the biomechanics of the pelvis and lumbar, thoracic and even cervical vertebrae. Discover gentle, effective, and new deep tissue protocols for releasing these muscles using Peggy’s original and innovative Muscle Swimming approach. Also included is a comprehensive client education section that includes stretches and strengthening exercises for the low back and hips.

  • Develop confidence and competence in working with the slippery iliopsoas and the temperamental quadratus lumborum
  • Attract and retain awesome clients with these powerful techniques that work
  • Experience the peace of mind that comes from having a waiting-list practice

Testimonials –

“I learned how to work on the quadratus lumborum at a physcial therapy office, but your info helped me so much more! Never realized all the different directions of the fibers. The spiral motioning to get to the psoas is priceless! Thank you.” – MIchelle Daniel, LMT, Florida

“… the book is so wonderful for future reference, I’ll wear it out!”
Melanie Grabowske, LMT, Texas

“If you are a results oriented practitioner, this is the book and DVD for you. Ms. Lamb has once again masterfully condensed the broad field of somatic work into its most effective distillate. She provides wonderful clarity and insight into an often misunderstood area of the body.”

– Tracy Firsching, LMT


Download a free sample of The Core of the Matter book

The Core of the Matter sample (PDF)

The Iliopsoas and Quadratus Lumborum
The Iliopsoas and Quadratus Lumborum
The Core of the Matter DVD
The Core of the Matter DVD
The Core of the Matter Package – Book & DVD
The Core of the Matter Package – Book & DVD
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