Integrative Spinal Research (a collaboration between chiropractors and mainstream medicine!).

Hi everyone!  So… this is really cool. You know how I’ve been saying for a while that I think the chiropractic profession has something to offer, but I wish they were more closely aligned with mainstream medicine? Well… here is a great example of exactly that.  (This is another post that’s for me and for you, asContinue reading “Integrative Spinal Research (a collaboration between chiropractors and mainstream medicine!).”

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

Hey everyone, 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 clinicalContinue reading “Evidence-Based Examination and Treatment of the Pelvis (Continuing Education for PT’s)”

Labral tears

Hip labral tears are a condition that can sometimes accompany sacroiliac joint dysfunction. The labrum is a ring of cartilage found within the hip socket.  Its main purpose is to absorb shock, as well as to help make sure your leg bone fits snugly inside the hip socket. Cartilage is generally pretty tough, but sometimes itContinue reading “Labral tears”

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

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