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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Partner and self corrections

more corrections: muscle energy technique, “hip shimmy” and sacral correction pubic symphasis correction: if you do not have a partner you can use a ball or a hard container like clorox wipes to put between your knees… or even use your hands for resistance. two other partner assisted corrections… he uses a LOT of medical … Continue reading »

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Dermatome patterns: a map of where our nerves send pain signals out from.

What is this rainbow man doing here? Well a lot of the time people with SI issues have SI AND__________. If you have been told you have problems at certain disk levels this generalized map may help you “sort out” some of your pain. As with anything in the human body, few things are ALWAYS … Continue reading »

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What is a muscle spasm and what’s with all the knots

Those that suffer from SIJD often and huge muscle imbalances that join in on the journey to recovery. Once the malalignment has been addressed strengthening of the weak muscles starts. Here’s a good explanation of what’s going on and why. Spasm One important event, which occurs early after an injury, is muscle spasm. This feels … Continue reading »

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Taping for the SI joint

Here is a video of Leukotape for uniltaeral SI issues and Kenesio taping for the SI joint…. If you you have lots of instability or issues on both sides you might need to use the larger X (see diagram above). This will provide more stability for the whole pelvis. Try different things and see what … Continue reading »

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tape it up… I am in love with kenesio tape for supprt during healing!

Yup, that’s right… for anyone that has read any of my journal I have fallen in love with the helpful effects of Kenesio taping! It’s a flexible tape that feels like a second skin and “helps’ the muscles do their job… you can swim with it, shower with it, and as long as you round … Continue reading »

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Strengthening videos – phase 2

please go slowly with these and remember that none of this is a substitution for good medical care… we are just trying to show you exercises that might be helpful to you in your rehab. bird dog with progressions plank with progressions dead bugs with progressions Straight leg raises – progression and clam progressions – … Continue reading »

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Strengthening videos – phase 1

Here are some gentle stretches and exercises that you can do that will help begin to set things right and get you on your way back to a better life. Please remember when/if you start exercising without the eyes of a watchful medical professional. I’ve have tried to compile some videos that will help you … Continue reading »

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Strain-counterstrain : a method of relaxing those tight and spasming muscles

This is just one of MANY methods of dealing with the muscle pain that comes from SIJD, but it is one of my favorites! When I was first injured and could barely walk across my college campus and had to lay on the floor of my lecture halls and take notes I was connected with … Continue reading »

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PRP and stem cell therapy

http://www.regenexx.com/the-regenexx-procedure-explained/ http://www.stemcellorthopedic.com/stem-cell-therapy.html http://www.bonemarrowprolotherapy.com/ These are links to a newer therapy that is like Prolo, but it is done with your own stem cells. I don’t know much about it other than it is an emerging option for ligament damage and aiding in healing. I want to stress that I have no idea if this works … Continue reading »

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Prolotherapy

There has been a lot of talk about prolo lately so I figured I’d pool my resources in one place and see what everyone else had to add to it….Here ya go!Here are several websites that come recommended on researching prolo to see if it is for you…. www.painfree.org – Dr. Terry Rapp www.prolo.net – … Continue reading »

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