pain management

Can Massage Therapy Treat SI Joint Dysfunction?

What is SI Joint Dysfunction? Roughly 64.5 million Americans suffer from sacroiliac (SI) joint problems: 25% of all Americans with chronic lower back pain, according to the Journal of Clinical Orthopedics and Trauma. The SI joint flanks either side of the sacrum, or tailbone, fusing it to the pelvis bone. This rigid joint is supported […]

pain management

Chronic Lower Back Pain: Show Me Where It Hurts

What are the Causes of Lower Back Pain? Chronic lower back pain affects 80% of Americans at one point or another, according to the UNC School of Medicine. “Low back pain is the second most common cause of disability in the U.S. and a common reason for missing work,” says Timothy Carey, M.D. and Director of the Sheps […]