Back pain relief and peeing while running
August 14, 2018

Restoring YOU Ep 05 Chloe: Back pain relief and Peeing while running

Restoring YOU Ep 05 Chloe: Back pain relief and Peeing while running Listen to this refreshingly honest interview in Chloe Pedley from Polkadotsi.com shares her story of how she got Back pain relied by challenging beliefs and how she learned to lean on fences to get her groove back.  In
pain journal
August 3, 2018

A mindfulness journal to help you reconnect with yourself

When pain persists it is not uncommon to lose pieces of ourselves and not even realize it. I’ve written a little 28 day pain journal to help people with the aspects of pain that are not “stretching and exercise”. It grew out of reflection on my own journey
Pool exercises to reduce low back and SI joint pain
July 30, 2018

Pool exercises to reduce back and SI Joint pain

Getting Wet! Have you been told you should try getting in the water to help reduce your pain? You think that might be a great idea but have NO idea what to do once you get to the pool? Here are 5 videos to help you get some
self care
July 13, 2018

Self Care: What is it and Why should I do it?

WHAT IS SELF CARE? Seems kinda silly and self explanatory, right?  Self care is simply, activities and practices we engage in on a regular basis to reduce stress and enhance our well-being, which in turn, can change our pain experience. Until I started doing it, I thought it
Cross fit, EDS
July 3, 2018

Restoring YOU Ep 02 & 03: Christy Cross Fit and EDS can go together

Restoring YOU Ep 02 & 03: Christy Cross Fit and EDS can go together! In the second and third episode of Restoring YOU join me, Amy Eicher, as I talk with Christy about what it means to be diagnosed with persisting/ Chronic pain and EDS. Listen and learn
Epsom Salt Bath
June 29, 2018

A Hot Epsom Salt Bath: Good for the Soul & the Aching Back

Tending an Aching Back with or without Epsom Salt Often in the midst of pain we get so busy surviving we forget how to thrive. Simple pleasures like a warm bath become too taxing to initiate. Consider for a moment this ritual might be a window towards a thriving
Lower back pain
June 26, 2018

Restoring YOU Ep 01 Katherine: Lower back pain

Restoring YOU ep 01 Katherine: Lower back pain In this first episode of Restoring YOU  join me, Amy Eicher, as I talk with Katherine about her journey through lower back pain and how she found her ability to restore herself with volunteer work, & eventually learns to trust herself & her
heat for back pain
June 14, 2018

Using heat for your pain and how to make your own moist hot pack.

This Hot pack should be comfortably WARM but not HOT…. Would you believe me if I told you they drilled us to say that at PTA school?  It was the most bizarre thing, especially because I don’t think valuable therapy time should be wasted with you sitting or
ice for low back pain
June 8, 2018

Icing for pain and how to make your own icepack.

   Ever notice people react quiet strongly to their love of heat or ice? Icing for pain, you love it, but you’ve been told to use heat, but you hate it.  I’m here to tell you, stop feeling guilty!  Icing for pain is just fine!  You don’t want
June 5, 2018

How to Practice Mindfulness and Meditation When You Aren’t Good at It!

Maybe you have heard that meditation or mindfulness can help you in learning to move beyond your pain. Good news, it CAN. If you are like me – this is a SUPER hard thing to do. Not gonna lie to you all. I have struggled with quieting my
Disney World
March 31, 2018

Tips for Disney World with Back Pain

  Last year, over 20 million people took a trip to Disney World in Orlando, Florida. For many, a trip to the Disney parks is a once-in-a-lifetime experience — one that they will never forget. A lot of time, money, and effort are spent planning any major travel
October 20, 2015

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May 25, 2015

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si surgery reflections
January 1, 2014

Reflections on my SI Surgery and Pain: Conversations with a Younger Me

Reflections on SI surgery and pain As I revisit and reflect on this post it is now 8/13/2018.  I am now 7.5 years out from surgery.  Doing even better than I was at 3 years post op and glad I have shed even more beliefs that were holding
August 22, 2013

Clinging to What We Know

When living in pain for days, weeks, months and years.  We often go through medical professionals like tissue.  Sometimes as many professionals as tears we have cried.  They poke, they prod, they draw blood, they take images, they scratch their heads at the pain in our faces and
May 13, 2013

Tomorrow Isn’t Promised, so “WHY NOT”!

I just left the hospital.  I had to say goodbye to an old friend today.  She’s the Mom of one of my very favorite Young Life kids. She and her husband treated me like family when I was in college.  So many nights hanging out with the kids
May 5, 2013

Physical Beauty

Every once in awhile a  brave soul asks about how those in chronic pain maintain a sex life, or feelings of being a sexual person, or even just feeling beautiful.  I’ve touched on this topic a few times through out my journey and find my in box full
April 19, 2013

What Brings You Comfort?!

I think I am finally rounding a corner again after being injured again 8 weeks ago.  Its surprising, and nice to finally  feel like I am following the  “text book”of healing and not mapping out my own route.  I saw my Primary Care Dr a few weeks ago

I’m Amy Eicher – a teacher, speaker, clinician, author and coach.

And I’ve been there, just like you – in a swirling mess of pain and tears and frustration not knowing how to keep going, but knowing I couldn’t stop looking for a solution to my pain. I had to figure out how to get my life back from the pain that was drowning me and had stolen the very essence of me.  My journey took me through a trip through wonderland where I ended up challenging all the things I thought I knew and coming out stronger and braver on the other side.

Show Me How!