Healing our bodies, and the things that ripple across generations

A little over a year ago, I started a second blog to focus on what I’d come to think of as this weird hip problem I’d had for years that no one seemed to understand (sacroiliac joint dysfunction). Among friends, I usually tried not to talk about it too much, because I didn’t think anyoneContinue reading “Healing our bodies, and the things that ripple across generations”

How I developed central sensitization: Part 1

Here’s a post I’ve been meaning to write for a long time: the story of how I personally developed central sensitization. If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you’re probably aware that central sensitization occurs as the result of some sort of insult to the central nervous system.  Basically, if the body getsContinue reading “How I developed central sensitization: Part 1”

The road to physical therapy school

It occurred to me recently that I really haven’t talked much about my progress towards becoming a physical therapist on this blog. So, if you’re curious, here’s my deal: I have a Bachelor’s degree in the humanities.  My concentration was social theory, with an emphasis on gender studies. My goals, when I was in college, were focusedContinue reading “The road to physical therapy school”

I only understood myself…

A few days ago, I went for a walk around this beautiful historical estate that’s practically next to where I live now. I’ve been making some big changes in my life recently, and some of them have been pretty difficult.  This park feels like home to me, so I went there to clear my head.Continue reading “I only understood myself…”