Okay, so. I'm not going to start this post out with my normal "Hi, everyone!" because I'm not feeling cheerful right now. I'm annoyed. I just went on Twitter and saw, for what feels like the hundredth time, someone claiming that SI joint dysfunction isn't a real thing. Originally, I wanted to screenshot the tweet … Continue reading When people claim SI joint dysfunction isn’t real
Hi everyone! So... my goal with this blog is to provide you guys with as much accurate information as possible. I share, from a patient perspective, the information that has helped me, across the course of my various meetings with doctors, chiropractors, and physical therapists. And I want to be clear about the fact that … Continue reading My meeting with a spine specialist who doesn’t believe in SI joint dysfunction.
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!).
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_L78tfhUmjQ 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, … Continue reading Evidence-Based Examination and Treatment of the Pelvis (Continuing Education for PT’s)
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”
Dr. Barbara Hungerford is a physiotherapist practicing in Australia where she founded the educational group Advanced Manual Therapy Associates. She completed a Ph.D. on the "altered pelvic biomechanics and muscle recruitment patterns associated with pelvic dysfunction." She runs educational courses for medical professionals such as physical therapists and osteopaths on what is called manual therapy, … Continue reading Dr. Barbara Hungerford & Advanced Manual Therapy Associates
Here are two links to posts from Adam Meakins, a physiotherapist in the UK who writes the blog The Sports Physio. What is the best way to assess the Sacroiliac Joint? What is the best way to treat a painful Sacroiliac Joint? He also shares some valuable information in this podcast interview with the Strength … Continue reading Adam Meakins/The Sports Physio: A critical view of SIJ treatments (that I don’t completely agree with…)
An important question to answer http://www.jointventurespt.com/blog/diagnosing-lower-back-pain
https://www.webpt.com/blog/post/your-sacroiliac-joint-owner%E2%80%99s-manual First of all, WebPT seems to be a really interesting endeavor overall. As the author of this article, Ann Wendell, writes, "Anyone who is active in social media in the field of physical therapy knows that these are exciting times. PT’s are interacting in the public forum about practice issues affecting the current and … Continue reading Your SI Joint: An Owner’s Manual (WebPT)
I found the slides from this presentation given at the Eastern Athletic Trainer's Association. Putting two and two together based on the speaker bios, I believe the presentation was given by Dr. Kelly McGinnis, DO, a sports medicine physiatrist at Mass General. (Gosh, if only I'd been lucky enough to end up with her … Continue reading ***The Single Best Resource I’ve Seen So Far: NATA/Dr. Kelly McGinnis Presentation***