My meeting with a spine specialist who doesn’t believe in SI joint dysfunction.

Hi everyone! So... my goal with this blog is to provide you guys with as much accurate information as possible.  I share, from a patient perspective, the information that has helped me, across the course of my various meetings with doctors, chiropractors, and physical therapists. And I want to be clear about the fact that … Continue reading My meeting with a spine specialist who doesn’t believe in SI joint dysfunction.

Evidence-Based Examination and Treatment of the Pelvis (Continuing Education for PT’s)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_L78tfhUmjQ I recently stumbled upon this fascinating-looking course: Evidence-Based Examination and Treatment of the Pelvis through Medbridge Education.  It's a continuing education course for physical therapists who want to be able to treat SIJ pain. It's given by Dr. Alexis Wright, who has a pretty impressive resume.  She has a Ph.D. in physical therapy clinical research, … Continue reading Evidence-Based Examination and Treatment of the Pelvis (Continuing Education for PT’s)

Why do we know so little about the SI joint? (Amazing Interview with Dr. Carter Beck).

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1OFZyC9aK4w Recently, I was watching this interview with SI joint surgeon Dr. Carter Beck (the same doctor I had mentioned in my previous post).  The whole time I was watching, I kept thinking to myself, “Wow, that is a great point…. I really need to remember some of the things he is saying.” So… that … Continue reading Why do we know so little about the SI joint? (Amazing Interview with Dr. Carter Beck).

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