Dear Medical Professionals, I am pretty sure none of you read my blog. It’s really written to patients suffering from low back and SI joint pain. Today, I am asking you to read it. If your a practitioner, please share
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
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
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.
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
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
As I ponder the world acceptance I am reminded of one of my very first patients as a student PTA. I had the great privilege of meeting an outstanding human being during my first few weeks of my first rotation.
With the “gift” of experiencing some of my SI pain again, I find myself wanting to write many of the things that I thought when I was in pain ALL the time down. I have had so many conversations with
It has been a long time since I have uttered these words due to pain. The words tasted like battery acid crossing my lips, poison, foulness. I uttered them again this week. I am in full on, full blown pain.
Such a big word, trust. What does it mean to you? How does it make you feel? When I am thinking about trusting someone in an area of my life that I have been hurt, it produces a lump