Megan’s Story: “Not Interstitial Cystitis, PNE, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, or Vulvodynia, but an Orthopedic Hip Injury?”

Hi everyone! I’ve just discovered the most moving and informative story of one woman’s four-year quest to resolve debilitating pelvic pain.  It’s from Megan McGorry, and her blog is Mermaid’s Reel. There are SO many reasons why I wanted to share this with you.  Really, her post speaks for herself.   But for the purposes ofContinue reading “Megan’s Story: “Not Interstitial Cystitis, PNE, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, or Vulvodynia, but an Orthopedic Hip Injury?””

After my chiropractic injury, Part 2: Saturday.

Hello again everyone, So, first of all– thank you so much for all of your kind comments and well-wishes.  It really means a lot to me to know people care and also to know my message is getting out! As I explained in my last post, on Friday night I went to the emergency roomContinue reading “After my chiropractic injury, Part 2: Saturday.”

How to find a good physical therapist, Part 3: Find someone with experience in treating the SI joint

Well, it sounds pretty obvious when I write it now.  But back in 2011, when I first developed this problem, it wasn’t so clear. Find a PT who actually knows how to treat the SI joint.  Because most of them don’t. I didn’t understand this at the time.  I figured anyone with a PT licenseContinue reading “How to find a good physical therapist, Part 3: Find someone with experience in treating the SI joint”

Is it okay to work out in a pool if your SI joints are out of alignment?

Hi everyone! Hope you’re all enjoying the holidays. I’ve been getting some really great questions from readers recently that I think are worth sharing with you all. *** I recently heard from G., who was wondering it was okay to perform aquatic exercise when her SI joints and sacrum were out of alignment.   (She goesContinue reading “Is it okay to work out in a pool if your SI joints are out of alignment?”

My Recovery Timeline

One of the questions people ask me pretty frequently is “how long did it take you to start feeling better?” The bittersweet answer to this question is that if I had known then what I know now, my recovery would not have taken nearly so long.  What made it so excruciating– and why I’m soContinue reading “My Recovery Timeline”