What’s the difference between a ligament sprain and a muscle/tendon strain?

I think that, as every day people, we sometimes use the words "sprain" and "strain" interchangeably.  However, this article from the Mayo Clinic made me realize this concept might be worth clarifying. SI joint injuries generally involve a sprain of the ligaments that hold the joint together.  A ligament is a "tough band of fibrous tissue" … Continue reading What’s the difference between a ligament sprain and a muscle/tendon strain?

The SI joint acts like a shock absorber (great article from Taylored Training and Fitness)

To my 11 faithful followers-- thank you so much for sticking by this blog, even though I've probably been bombarding you with far too many posts this week! Much of this blog is still a work in progress, and to an extent I'm still treating it as an open workbook where I post notes and … Continue reading The SI joint acts like a shock absorber (great article from Taylored Training and Fitness)

Where is the Sacroiliac Joint? Useful illustrations

Ok. Here are some really great diagrams I’ve found across the web which should help simplify some of the things I’m talking about. These graphics were all available under a Creative Commons license -- thank you so much to those who made them available!  I've linked to the source below each illustration.   First, let’s start … Continue reading Where is the Sacroiliac Joint? Useful illustrations