Mel Collie | Sacroiliac Pain
Have you ever had SI Joint pain? Painful stuff!
So, as part of becoming a pattern detective with a certificate to put on my wall, I’ve asked in a Facebook group for the village I live in, for some guinea pigs with SIJ pain, and was inundated with replies! Theres a lot of it around it seems, who knew?!
So, after doing some homework, I’ve studied the core relationship, but am also aware that it can be as far away as the lower leg, so Im hoping its the core and we can resolve it.
If the core is inhibited, the SI will compress. leading to some pain in that area.
If your body lacks stability at its core, it will fight for that stability elsewhere.
That elsewhere could be at the SIJ.
Commonly found also , along with inhibited glutes and core muscles are facilitated quadratus lumborum (yes, the James Bond of muscles, my favourite!) iliac and erector spinae.
All of theses, along with some others, will be tested, by me, as if Im not uncovering the whole story, the finest details, then Im not doing my client a service, I want them to skip off the massage therapy table and do their specific holding homework.
Homework is crucial here, home exercises that help groove the correct movement pattern in the brain can take 3,000 reps to learn, so doing the new movement pattern as many times a day as possible helps, but at first, we say at least twice a day.
Thats why you come back for further visits as per the package details in my Assessment package, you wont get very far by coming here just once and then doing nothing.
Its not about stretching tight muscles, its about re-learning a new movement pattern. That takes commitment, time , dedication and a connection with your most amazing brain.
Its a bit like Midsomer Murders! Sometimes when they think they have the bad guy, yet another villager dies (where do they all come from??) and they are back to the drawing board.
Dont do that! Use your most amazingly amazing brain, you’ve only got one, aren’t you lucky! Its such an amazing thing, it can work wonders for you!
Pattern Detective in training!