Start building core strength with exercises that are gentle on the SI joints and lower back

I received a really interesting comment on Sunlight in Winter the other day. It was from Maritza, who suffers from both SI joint dysfunction and lumbar spine issues (the term “lumbar spine” refers to the part of the spine that’s in your lower back). Maritza wrote: Her comment inspired me to share some information withContinue reading “Start building core strength with exercises that are gentle on the SI joints and lower back”

5 myths about aquatic therapy: let’s clear them up!

Hey everyone,  As you may know, I’m a huge fan of aquatic exercise.  I think it can be a great way to get a workout without putting pressure on your joints, and the water also offers certain benefits that land-based exercise does not.   However, I also know that a lot of people may be hesitant,Continue reading “5 myths about aquatic therapy: let’s clear them up!”

Three major muscle groups to strengthen for SI joint dysfunction

Hi everyone!  One of the topics people ask me about most frequently is my exercise routine for SI joint dysfunction. However, before I go into specific exercises, I wanted to take a moment to try to shift your thinking on what strengthening means for SI joint dysfunction. What a lot of people get wrong isContinue reading “Three major muscle groups to strengthen for SI joint dysfunction”