Why I switched from chiropractor visits to the Muscle Energy Technique (and finally got better!).

Hello hello everyone!  In this post I wanted to clarify another concept readers often ask me about. If you've read through my story, you probably know that a big turning point in my healing came in the summer of 2016. I had been struggling with SI joint dysfunction for five years at that point, and it … Continue reading Why I switched from chiropractor visits to the Muscle Energy Technique (and finally got better!).

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 🙂

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, as … Continue reading Integrative Spinal Research (a collaboration between chiropractors and mainstream medicine!).

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