Julie’s success with prolotherapy :)

Hi everyone! As you may know, one of the treatments people often consider for SI joint dysfunction is prolotherapy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6NsgU4FVYOA Prolotherapy is a relatively new, and still somewhat experimental, treatment to try to help ligaments heal.  It can be used on any injured joint, not just the SI joints.  Basically, a physician injects a solution … Continue reading Julie’s success with prolotherapy 🙂

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

A physical therapist explains how to minimize SI joint pain while sitting

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWS1DFOZvWg Hi everyone! I just discovered Dr. Chris Sovey's Youtube channel.  He is a physical therapist who owns his own practice, Healthy Consumer Physical Therapy. This is a really interesting video on what happens to the SI joints when you sit.  As he points out, the advice in his video is for educational purposes only.  … Continue reading A physical therapist explains how to minimize SI joint pain while sitting

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?