ANTERIOR PELVIC TILT

Anterior Pelvic Tilt: What it is and How to Fix it?

Anterior Pelvic Tilt
Anterior Pelvic Tilt

An anterior pelvic tilt is characterized by an extreme curve in your lower back which is called lumbar hyperlordosis.

Anterior Pelvic Tilt: What it is and How to Fix it?

In Anterior Pelvic Tilt, the anterior superior iliac spine moves anteriorly and inferiorly and thus closer to the Anterior aspect of the femur as the pelvis rotates forward. This results in hip flexion and increased lumber spine extension.

Hip flexors cause an Anterior Pelvic Tilt.

Good Posture Vs Anterior Pelvic Tilt

Did you realize that sitting for significant stretches of time causes your pelvis to tilt forward? This causes the hip flexor muscles to abbreviate. The outcome is a curve in the lower back and a misrepresented stomach "pooch". Indeed, the foremost pelvic tilt could be the explanation of your midriff projects!

Anterior Pelvic Tilt, Posterior Pelvic Tilt
Anterior Pelvic Tilt, Posterior Pelvic Tilt
Anterior Pelvic Tilt, Posterior Pelvic Tilt

An anterior pelvic tilt is portrayed by an outrageous bend in your lower back which is called lumbar hyperlordosis.

Good Posture Vs Bad Posture
Good Posture Vs Bad Posture
Good Posture Vs Bad Posture

Muscle imbalance cause Lower Cross Syndrome.

Lower Cross Syndrome
Lower Cross Syndrome
Lower Cross Syndrome

The muscles involved are ;

Tight muscles: Lower back lumbar extensors (erector spinae), hip flexors (iliopsoas), quads (rectus femoris)

Weak muscles: Abdominals (transverse abdominis), gluteus (gluteus maximus).

In Kyphosis and Lordosis Posture as well as in Military Posture, Anterior Pelvic Tilt is present.

Maham Akhtar

Mazar Manzoor

Tayyab K. Khan

Physical Therapist | Content Writer

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