Tag Archive for 'psoas'

We have a fix-it-now mentality in our culture, right? We want the doctor to give us a pill and for everything to go back to “normal” within a reasonable amount of time. Part and parcel of that, is we expect the healing to come from the outside. We expect medical and healthcare professionals to offer […]

I was up with Little A three times last night between the hours of eleven and five, and then up for good with her at 5:15. It’s one of those days where cogent thoughts are not forming in the brain. Bear with me and I will toss some goodies your way, though. Just remember to […]

June 19th

A year ago today, I spent much of the day like this: That’s me, in labor and delivery, trying relieve some of the pressure each contraction exerted on my sacrum. With each of my labors, the intensity of the contractions was focused not on the part of the back where most women experience “back labor,” […]

I’ve never explained the situation in full detail, but I have made reference to a chronic pain situation that I have in my right pelvis/psoas/hip area. The MDs, physical therapists, chiropractors, acupuncturist, and movement specialists that I saw were never able to fully “diagnose” me with a single cause for my pain.  No one can […]

On February 12th, physical therapist Julie Wiebe published a letter on her blog.  It was addressed to the coach at a gymnastics facility where her daughter had recently taken a lesson. Julie begins by complimenting the coach on a good program, but adds some concern about the “strength training” portion of the class.  She lays […]