One cause of low back and hip pain can be impingement of the Cluneal nerves.
Click here to see a technique for therapists to help release pressure on the Cluneal nerves. It involves lifting the skin and superficial fascia off of the nerve while having your client move.
This video is a self-care technique for clients.
1. While standing grasp some skin in your lower back or hip area.
2. Pull on the skin while flexing and extending at the hip.
3. Do this with multiple areas around the low back and crest of the hip.
4. Do this for just 2 or 3 minutes total.