Dean Somerset is a really interesting exercise physiologist/personal trainer based out of Canada. He has a website where he offers a lot of cool resources on the body, training, and, of course, the SI joint. He has two articles: SI joint dysfunction Stuff You Should Read: SI Joint Edition Now, the thing about the SI … Continue reading Dean Somerset on SI joint dysfunctions
As a follow-up to my last post, I just stumbled upon this interesting blog post: http://feruzimwero.com/blog/2010/12/physical-therapy-reveals-my-rotated-sacrum/ It's from a patient who went through physical therapy to correct a rotated sacrum. Reading this post, I was a little bit skeptical about whether or not stretching alone would able to fix this problem. However, judging by Feruzi's follow-up post, … Continue reading Feruzi Mwero’s blog: A rotated sacrum
Over the years, something my chiropractors mentioned to me from time to time was that my sacrum was rotated. It was rotated in relation to the lumbar spine above it: This is something I had trouble believing, or taking that seriously. I never really noticed myself having additional pain on the days they said my … Continue reading Rotation of the sacrum (aka sacral torsion)
I recently stumbled upon this fascinating-looking course: Evidence-Based Examination and Treatment of the Pelvis through Medbridge Education. It's a continuing education course for physical therapists who want to be able to treat SIJ pain. It's given by Dr. Alexis Wright, who has a pretty impressive resume. She has a Ph.D. in physical therapy clinical research, is … Continue reading Evidence-Based Examination and Treatment of the Pelvis (Continuing Education for PT’s)
Okay, it's been officially three weeks since my fall on the ice, and I think it's safe to say that this episode is resolving without turning into the dramatic re-injury that I feared. It is more a blip on the radar-- the kind of setback I had from time to time for years while trying … Continue reading Post-Fall Update, Part 3
Well, this has officially happened to me twice now (between my original injury in 2011 and my recent fall, landing on my butt on ice), and I think it's safe to say: It's possible for several days or even weeks to pass from the time you sprain the ligaments of your SI joint to the … Continue reading You may not experience symptoms right away after injuring the SI joint. Sometimes it can take a while.
I had been starting to think of this fall 10 days ago as a thing of the past, however tonight something odd happened. A few things have come together to create kind of the perfect storm: --Falling hard on ice 10 days ago --I saw a new massage therapist who put way too much stress … Continue reading Post-Fall Update, Part 2