My appointment with a PT certified in Orthopedic Manual Therapy :)

Hi everyone! As you may know, recently I've been trying to find people with the knowledge base to help me better understand what happened to me back in May, when I ended up in the emergency room after a chiropractic adjustment. It's not so much that I've been looking for treatment, in the traditional sense.  … Continue reading My appointment with a PT certified in Orthopedic Manual Therapy 🙂

My search for providers who understand both chiropractic and mainstream medicine

Hi everyone! I have so much to share with you all... the epiphanies are really piling up for me, this month. As you may know, I recently sought out a new physical therapist for help better understanding what happened to me back in May, when I ended up in the emergency room after a chiropractic adjustment. It's … Continue reading My search for providers who understand both chiropractic and mainstream medicine

Integrative Spinal Research (a collaboration between chiropractors and mainstream medicine!).

Hi everyone!  So... this is really cool. You know how I've been saying for a while that I think the chiropractic profession has something to offer, but I wish they were more closely aligned with mainstream medicine? Well... here is a great example of exactly that.  (This is another post that's for me and for you, as … Continue reading Integrative Spinal Research (a collaboration between chiropractors and mainstream medicine!).

Megan’s Story: “Not Interstitial Cystitis, PNE, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, or Vulvodynia, but an Orthopedic Hip Injury?”

Hi everyone! I've just discovered the most moving and informative story of one woman's four-year quest to resolve debilitating pelvic pain.  It's from Megan McGorry, and her blog is Mermaid's Reel. There are SO many reasons why I wanted to share this with you.  Really, her post speaks for herself.   But for the purposes of … Continue reading Megan’s Story: “Not Interstitial Cystitis, PNE, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, or Vulvodynia, but an Orthopedic Hip Injury?”

A physical therapist explains how to minimize SI joint pain while sitting

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWS1DFOZvWg Hi everyone! I just discovered Dr. Chris Sovey's Youtube channel.  He is a physical therapist who owns his own practice, Healthy Consumer Physical Therapy. This is a really interesting video on what happens to the SI joints when you sit.  As he points out, the advice in his video is for educational purposes only.  … Continue reading A physical therapist explains how to minimize SI joint pain while sitting

Frequently asked question: can SI joint dysfunction be caused by lumbar fusion surgery?

Hi everyone! I've noticed that the subject of lumbar fusions has come up pretty often in my emails from readers recently.  It seems like a lot of people are wondering if their SI joint dysfunction could be related to the fact that they've had lumbar fusion surgery. My answer has always been yes... it's certainly … Continue reading Frequently asked question: can SI joint dysfunction be caused by lumbar fusion surgery?