How to find a good physical therapist, Part 4: Search tips

1. Web search tips I eventually found my physical therapist Paula, who listed SI joint dysfunction as one of her specialties, through a simple Google search.  I typed in "sacroiliac joint physical therapist" and then the name of the town next to me (which was much larger and busier than the town I actually lived … Continue reading How to find a good physical therapist, Part 4: Search tips

How to find a good physical therapist, Part 3: Find someone with experience in treating the SI joint

Well, it sounds pretty obvious when I write it now.  But back in 2011, when I first developed this problem, it wasn't so clear. Find a PT who actually knows how to treat the SI joint.  Because most of them don't. I didn't understand this at the time.  I figured anyone with a PT license … Continue reading How to find a good physical therapist, Part 3: Find someone with experience in treating the SI joint

Should you exercise when your SI joints are out of alignment?

Hi everyone! Hope you're all enjoying the holidays. I've been getting some really great questions from readers recently that I think are worth sharing with you all. *** As I've mentioned before, although obviously all of my posts for this blog are perfect, sometimes I feel like my explanations come out a little bit better … Continue reading Should you exercise when your SI joints are out of alignment?

How I healed from chondromalacia patella

Hi everyone! Something that comes up pretty often when people email me is a knee condition called chondromalacia patella (also sometimes called patellofemoral pain syndrome). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HmUMx-Adxw8 As you may know, I was struggling with chondromalacia patella in both knees when I first developed SI joint dysfunction. It seems to me that the two can go together … Continue reading How I healed from chondromalacia patella

What are people talking about when they talk about “balancing the hips?”

Hi everyone! I had a really interesting comment recently from a reader who'd been suffering from low back pain, but wasn't quite sure what the exact cause was. She'd found relief both from a chiropractic adjustment as well as massage therapy. However, she wasn't sure what exactly the chiropractor and massage therapist meant when they referred … Continue reading What are people talking about when they talk about “balancing the hips?”