Hi everyone! How are you all doing? On a rare trip out... don't worry, the scarf is usually up around my face! Interesting times we're living in, to say the least. I haven't been on my blogs as much recently, because I've been pretty busy volunteering for the Covid-19 effort. I've been lucky to find … Continue reading When you’re in it for the long haul: Isometric Exercises
Hey everyone! Here's a subject that's been coming up pretty frequently during my coaching calls recently-- There are a lot of you out there who've been to multiple PT's (and chiropractors, which I don't totally recommend). And they've tried different types of manual adjustments and mobilizations to the SI joints... and you're not totally sure … Continue reading Why a PT should always be clear about what they’re adjusting, and why
Hi everyone, I'm excited to let you know that I've officially started doing coaching calls for people with SI joint dysfunction. In the years I've been running this blog, I've conversed with hundreds of you over email. I've really enjoyed getting to know you all and trying to help, in any way I can. I … Continue reading I am now offering coaching calls 🙂
Hi everyone! I was just going through some old papers last night and found an article I printed out long, long ago (like 2012), when I was first trying to learn about the SI joint. Wow... how far I’ve come since that time. Many of you have asked me over the years whether the SI … Continue reading Can the SI joint cause sciatica?
Hi everyone! Here's a question that's been coming up pretty frequently, so I wanted to take some time to answer it for all of you. People want to know if pelvic floor physical therapy can help them, and my answer is, of course, yes! Let me go on to explain some key points. First... what … Continue reading Can pelvic floor physical therapy help the SI joint?
Hi everyone, I had a great question from a reader in Latvia this morning (that's one of the perks of running this blog- I get to hear from people all over the world!). This reader was wondering if it's still possible to get the sacroiliac joint back into alignment, even if it's been stuck in … Continue reading Great question: Can you still realign your SI joint, even if it’s been stuck for many years?
Hi everyone! Thank you SOOO much for all of your recommendations! I'm happy to announce that the directory is up and ready for viewing. I wanted to explain that, for now, I've decided to only include physical therapists and doctors (MD's, DO's) on the list. A few of you had recommended practitioners with other certifications, … Continue reading Our PT and doctor directory is up and running 🙂
Hi everyone, Today I'm writing to you about an idea I've had in the back of my mind for a long time... starting a list of physical therapists and doctors that some of us have personally found helpful. Since running this blog, I've had people from all over the world contact me asking if I … Continue reading Let’s start a PT/doctor directory!
Hi everyone, One of the topics people ask me about most is the Muscle Energy Technique. Here are some things that come up *very* often. DON'T simply try things out because you found a video up on Youtube where someone shows one form of the Muscle Energy Technique. For the life of me, I cannot figure … Continue reading Do’s and Don’ts for the Muscle Energy Technique
Hi everyone! A reader recently wrote in to me with the most interesting question. She's been struggling with SI joint issues for years, and has already tried approaches such as osteopath, chiropractor, and PT, and is still struggling. This reader is (rightly so) very interested in exploring neuroplasticity-based approaches to the SI joint, as I … Continue reading Do I recommend DNRS for SI joint dysfunction?