Neil Pearson on Building Hope and Recovery

I know I may have mentioned this once or twice before on my blog (or in like every post), but in case you missed it: Neil Pearson‘s work changed my life. It all started when I met a physical therapist who had studied with Neil. This physical therapist opened my eyes to a relatively newContinue reading “Neil Pearson on Building Hope and Recovery”

Sense of Place

Ironically, I have a feeling this is going to be somewhat of a meandering post… because I have a lot of thoughts I want to share on the topic of staying in place. I moved somewhat recently (last spring) after living with family for several years. I didn’t move far (still in the suburbs ofContinue reading “Sense of Place”

What is central sensitization?

Central sensitization: the back story to just about every story I tell on this blog. I’ve written the phrase a million times, but always in passing, always with a link to an article somewhere else. I think it’s high time the topic gets its own post. Practice Makes Perfect We’ve all heard the phrase “practiceContinue reading “What is central sensitization?”

An Update on my Sacroiliac Joint Saga, Part 2

Update, Jan. 2018:  Hi everyone– I’ve learned a ton since I wrote this post.  Be sure to check out my other site, My Sacroiliac Joint Saga!  And now, the original post: In Part 1 of this series, I explained how the learning the “muscle energy technique” from my physical therapist Paula marked a turning point forContinue reading “An Update on my Sacroiliac Joint Saga, Part 2”

My saga with the sacroiliac joint

Update, Jan. 2018:  Hi everyone– I’ve learned a ton since I wrote this post.  Please be sure to check out my other site, My Sacroiliac Joint Saga, for more!  And now, the original post: So, let me start out by saying that I feel totally crazy writing some of this. Most of what I write aboutContinue reading “My saga with the sacroiliac joint”