It’s your nerves! Now, I don’t mean you’re the nervous sort and need to take tranquillizes to get through your day, rather I want to address how your nerves play a part in the muscle, joint or tissue pain you may be experiencing.
If you’re a walker, walk briskly for 5 minutes to warm up then increase your intensity for 30 seconds to 1 minute, drop back to your normal walk for 2-3 minutes, then step it up again (and if you can co-ordinate it with an increase in the road/foot patch gradient) and continue this routine for the length of your walk.
Gluteal tendinopathy is characterised by pain to the side and back of the hip and buttock region (Pain in the Bum), and it may radiate down the side of the thigh. It is a problem commonly associated with late-middle aged females, and there may or may not be some associated osteo-arthritis of the hip joint.