Sacroiliac Joint

Could my frequent chiropractor visits be making my SI joint problem worse?

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: Normally, I tend not to share work-in-progress type posts. I don't like to take up everyone's time talking about something I'm not sure about.… Continue reading Could my frequent chiropractor visits be making my SI joint problem worse?

Favorites, Interesting Articles, Neil Pearson, Pain Science

Neil Pearson: Blending Optimism and Scientific Evidence

One of the things I really admire about Neil Pearson's approach to chronic pain treatment is his optimism about our ability to re-train our nervous systems, once they've become sensitized to pain. Chronic pain is obviously not a cheerful topic. Those of us who've struggled with it know what it's like to come home from… Continue reading Neil Pearson: Blending Optimism and Scientific Evidence

Favorites, Inspiration, Interesting Articles, Neil Pearson, Pain Science

Neil Pearson on Building Hope and Recovery

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tIraNEW_gdA 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… Continue reading Neil Pearson on Building Hope and Recovery

Chronic Pain, Sacroiliac Joint

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: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7zQhxoTSWw In Part 1 of this series, I explained how the learning the “muscle energy technique” from my physical therapist Paula marked a turning point… Continue reading An Update on my Sacroiliac Joint Saga, Part 2

Chronic Pain, Creative Writing, eating disorders, Favorites, Inspiration, My Story

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…