Why SI belts help some people, and not others.

Hey everyone! I know many of you are curious to learn about SI belts. They can be a powerful tool in recovery, and are really helpful for a lot of people. In my post Let’s talk about SI belts, I share some tips and tricks about the belts, as well as answer some frequently askedContinue reading “Why SI belts help some people, and not others.”

Your body is here to protect you.

Hey everyone, You ever have those moments where are you come across an old college paper, journal entry, or even an old social media post that really shows you how much your thinking has changed? Today I went to re-share one of my older blog posts. It’s about how sometimes, you can have a weirdContinue reading “Your body is here to protect you.”

What my SI joint saga has taught me

Hey everyone, you may have noticed I haven’t been posting on here as much recently. A lot of life stuff has come up for me recently that I’ve had to deal with… And I realized, my SI joint saga has taught me so much.  For so long, I felt something no one else could feel,Continue reading “What my SI joint saga has taught me”

Why the core is your home base

Hey everyone, You may notice that I mention core strengthening in a lot of my posts. And I’m willing to bet that anyone out there who’s struggled with back pain has heard the term “core” a million times. But what are we really talking about here? There are a lot of different schools of thoughtContinue reading “Why the core is your home base”

The most powerful core exercises are gentle

Hey everyone, Here’s a topic that comes up sooo often in my coaching sessions— I wanted to be sure to address it on the blog! Today I wanted to talk to you about core strengthening. What a lot of people don’t know is that there’s a huge mind-body component to core strengthening (at least, whenContinue reading “The most powerful core exercises are gentle”

The first part of the body to adapt to exercise

Can you guess what the first part of the body is to adapt to exercise? Hint: it’s actually not your muscles… The first part of the body to respond and begin to adapt to a new movement pattern is actually your nervous system. While it may take a few weeks for your muscles to actuallyContinue reading “The first part of the body to adapt to exercise”

Why standard PT exercises don’t work (and how to move forward!)

Hey everyone, If you’re like many of the people who come to my site, you’ve already been through physical therapy several times. Your PT gave you a printout of exercises. Technically, they’re the “correct” exercises to do for lower back pain. But none of them helped you, and in fact, you’re in even more painContinue reading “Why standard PT exercises don’t work (and how to move forward!)”

My new world (how to read my blog!)

Hey everyone, As some of you know, I started this blog back in 2016 when I felt totally helpless. I was totally dependent on chiropractic adjustments, which I thought were the only thing that could help me, and I was beginning to think surgery was the only long-term answer. But somehow, something magic happened whenContinue reading “My new world (how to read my blog!)”