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
Well, it's been 10 days since I fell and predicted I was going to have an increase in SI joint problems. Here's what happened: For about five days, things felt a little bit loose. I felt as though my SI joints were moving more than they were supposed to, but nothing really moved crazily out … Continue reading Post-Fall Update
Well, I knew it had to come eventually-- the day I slipped and fell on ice, and landed on my butt. Blunt force to the SI joints, particularly if it's asymmetric, is known to be a potential cause of injury. That's because it can subject the ligaments to greater force than they can handle, stretching … Continue reading Facing one of my worst fears: a potential reinjury
I stumbled upon Jim Hansen's well-written blog Recover Your Stride today while doing research for my prolotherapy post. He had a number of posts up that I thought might be helpful for anyone looking for info on prolotherapy for the SI joints, so I wanted to make sure I link to them here. (And also … Continue reading Recover Your Stride: informative blog from a patient who had successful prolotherapy injections