Levels of pathology: how some forms of misalignment are more serious than others

Hey everyone, A reader commented on my last post, asking if certain patterns of misalignment are more likely to cause nerve irritation than others. This actually really dovetailed nicely into what I planned to say next. What I've learned from my various PT mentors is that there are basically different levels of pathology when it … Continue reading Levels of pathology: how some forms of misalignment are more serious than others

How that scary snapping feeling in the front of your pelvis can actually come from tight muscles

Hi everyone! Okay, so here's a topic that's come up pretty often with readers... and it's also one that's affected me personally. Many of you have written to me about strange popping sensations and/or pain in the front of your pelvis.  Sometimes over the hip socket, and sometimes right by the pubic symphysis, which is … Continue reading How that scary snapping feeling in the front of your pelvis can actually come from tight muscles

Frequently Asked Questions: the Muscle Energy Technique

Hey everyone-- these are some Frequently Asked Questions about the Muscle Energy Technique. (I get asked these so often, I decided to put the answers up in their own post!). What is the Muscle Energy Technique? It’s a form of manual therapy, or “hands-on” therapy.  To me, the name sounds a little bit more new-agey … Continue reading Frequently Asked Questions: the Muscle Energy Technique