Advice to a reader: running, rock climbing, and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Hi everyone! As many of you know, I love getting emails from readers because they compel me to think about SI joint concepts in different ways, and come up with better ways of phrasing things than I might otherwise. I recently heard from a man who had been very active in things like running, rock … Continue reading Advice to a reader: running, rock climbing, and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Should you exercise when 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. *** As I've mentioned before, although obviously all of my posts for this blog are perfect, sometimes I feel like my explanations come out a little bit better … Continue reading Should you exercise when your SI joints are out of alignment?

The #1 most important stretch that I do: one leg knee-to-chest

Hi everyone! I've mentioned this stretch previously (have you seen my post on Stretching and Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction?).   However I believe this stretch so important, I decided to give it its own post. I started doing this stretch regularly about six months into my battle, and although the saga obviously did continue for quite a … Continue reading The #1 most important stretch that I do: one leg knee-to-chest

Stretches for the hamstrings, and how to protect the SI joints while stretching

Okay, so I've recently discovered the Pain Therapy Youtube channel, and I'm all about it right now. Often when I look online for resources to share, I find I can only really use about half of what the person's saying, and the other half is gibberish.  Not this channel.  I approve of everything I've seen … Continue reading Stretches for the hamstrings, and how to protect the SI joints while stretching

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

I received a really interesting comment over 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). Her comment inspired me to share some information with you … Continue reading Start building core strength with exercises that are gentle on the SI joints and lower back