My advice for a reader worried about sitting for 10 hours on a plane

Hi everyone! I recently received an email from a reader who was concerned about an upcoming airplane flight she had to take.  She found sitting to be really painful, and avoided it in her daily life as much possible.   (This is a common issue for people with SI joint dysfunction). Her email really made me … Continue reading My advice for a reader worried about sitting for 10 hours on a plane

SI Joint Injections, Part 3: Will an SI joint injection help you?

Hi everyone! In my recent posts, I've been talking about lidocaine and cortisone injections for the SI joints-- the various risks and benefits your doctor should tell you up front. However, I wanted to address a larger question I had when I first looked into them, and why I, personally, decided not to proceed. And … Continue reading SI Joint Injections, Part 3: Will an SI joint injection help you?

How to find a good physical therapist, Part 5: The PT’s I observed as a student

Hi everyone! I hope you've all been finding this series interesting.  I thought it would be good to write up all of the different experiences I had finding the right PT to help me, to encourage you not to give up if even the second, third, or the fourth person isn't able to help you. … Continue reading How to find a good physical therapist, Part 5: The PT’s I observed as a student

How to find a good physical therapist, Part 4: Search tips

1. Web search tips I eventually found my physical therapist Paula, who listed SI joint dysfunction as one of her specialties, through a simple Google search.  I typed in "sacroiliac joint physical therapist" and then the name of the town next to me (which was much larger and busier than the town I actually lived … Continue reading How to find a good physical therapist, Part 4: Search tips