If you have sacroiliac joint problems, the pubic symphysis is another important joint to be aware of. This joint moves even less than the sacroiliac joint, and is found in the front of the pelvis, as pictured above. As you can see, the each hip bone runs all the way from the SI joint in … Continue reading The Pubic Symphysis: the joint at the front of the pelvis
Here is an insightful article I just found, which makes few points I want to be sure I remember. Although it's written in reference to runners, I feel it applies to way more than just running injuries. What is so significant about the article? Well, for one thing, As someone who spent years looking for help … Continue reading Interesting article: “Evidence-based treatment of hip and pelvic injuries in runners”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zxq-FoXYOug Here is a great video from Vicki Sims of Gainesville Physical Therapy, providing an overview of some of the symptoms of sacroiliac joint dysfunction. On this blog, I plan to introduce you to the work of a wide range of PT's, doctors, surgeons, and other medical professionals who have valuable things to say about … Continue reading Common Symptoms of SI Joint Dysfunction (Vicki Sims video)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URsiAmL_VLs So. I feel like I need to preface this by telling you that the first time I watched this, I actually cried. Something about it was just so overwhelming. (This was sometime back in 2014 when I was still pretty lost, looking for answers). For some reason, this video scared me and made … Continue reading Malalignment Syndrome (Vicki Sims video)
Hi everyone-- I know I touched upon this topic in my last post, but I thought it might be a good idea to go a little bit more in-depth on joint hypermobility in its own post, for people who need more information on it. Basically: if a joint is hypermobile, it means that it moves … Continue reading Some thoughts on hypermobile joints
Here is a really important and, I think, super interesting concept about the SI joint. How is an SI joint supposed to stay in place? The body has 2 main systems to maintain stability in the SI joint: Form closure and force closure. #1) Form closure has to do with the shape of the bones that make up the SI … Continue reading SI Joint Concepts: Form Closure vs. Force Closure
I know from my own experience as a patient that hip labral tears are a condition that sometimes accompany sacroiliac joint dysfunction, and can sometimes be mistaken for it (and vice versa). The question of a labral tear came up many times during my quest to find a physical therapist who understood SI joint dysfunction. … Continue reading Is your hip pain a labral tear?