3 Steps to Permanent Relief for SI Joint and Pelvic Pain
Today we are going to cover the 3 steps topermanent relief for pelvic and SI joint pain. Now what is SI joint painé The SI joint, ifyou do have SI joint pain, is pain on either side of the tailbone where the tailbone connectsto the pelvis. So this is a drawing of the pelvis. This is your tailbone. This isyour lumbar spine or your lower back, the bones in your lower back called vertebraesitting on top of your tailbone. Then on either side of that you have your right hip or yourleft hip if we are looking at a person from the front. When we see somebody with SI jointpain, they will typically have pain on that given side. 70% of the time, it is on theright side. Don't ask me why that is but
70% of the time we know it is on the right. You canalso get shooting groin pain, buttocks pain and symptoms down the outside of the leg thatis affected. It might be pain, numbness, tingling, burning. Typically, that personsuffers from a heaviness as well. It can also cause some incontinence and leaking issuesas along to effect sexual performance as well. It can be absolutely devastating ifthe pelvic problem is bad enough. Fortunately, most people just have pain on one side. Sowhat can you do about ité That person who has SI joint problems typically has troublerolling over in bed, getting in and out of a car, crossing one leg over the other. Usuallythey have trouble sitting for long periods
of time especially if it is on a couch or a softsurface. So it can be absolutely devastating. Now what are the steps to permanent relieffor thaté Number 1 is this. Most people when we seethem if they are going to try exercises on their own and they only have a little bitof SI joint pain or pelvic pain, they are doing stretches. Yes, there is a very basic stretchwhich most people show me on Day 1. It is a piriformis stretch which is where you grabthe knee and pull it up and across to the opposite shoulder. It will give the personwho suffers pelvic or SI joint problems and pain temporary relief. However, long termwe don't want to stretch. We want to
strengthen or stabilize. Why is thaté Whensomebody has an SI joint problem, so the center of gravity of your entire body is inthe center of your pelvis. That needs to move the right way and it needs to be stable whenyou are doing day to day activities. If it is not stable enough, what will happen is thejoint will move so far that it becomes stuck. So if we are looking at the tailbone, we havethe tailbone and we have the pelvis and you get a normal gliding day to day. If morestress, more force is put through the pelvis than the pelvis itself can handle, that SIjoint can handle, what will happen is you actually become stuck. Now that creates allsorts of problems for the muscle around it.
What most people do is try to stretch theirway out of it. The problem is not stretching and it is not flexibility. It is actuallya stability issue. If we want to stabilize, we need to do strengthening exercises. If you go on ourYouTube channel, on the Madden PT official YouTube channel, there is a tutorialcalled Top 3 Exercises for SI Joint and Pelvic Stability. They are very low grade, kindergartenlevelexercises where you can at least begin stabilizing the muscles that controlyour pelvis. But we don't want to stretch, we want to think stabilize. Step 2 is we want to take a look at our habits.So what are some habits that lead to
pelvic instability and problemsé Number oneis standing with the weight shifted. So if I'm standing like this with my weight shiftedside to side for long periods of time, what that does is over years and years and yearsit weakens the ligaments which are tissue that hold joints together that we can't control.Think about somebody with an ankle sprain. They sprained a ligament. They stretchedthe ligament but it is not a muscle. It is different than a muscle. There are littlehabits that we do. If I stand like this and let's say I weigh 175 pounds and if I'm standinglike this, I have 150 pounds on one side and 25 pounds on the other. Where if I'm standingbalanced, I have 87 Â½ pounds on each
23 Ways To Get Rid Of Inflammation and Joint Pain Saturday Strategy
Hey friend! Drew Canole. I am so jest up tobe here. We're in Lake Murray, Southern California at its finest. It's absolutelygorgeous out today and what better way to spend our day than you and me talking aboutsomething that I'm passionate about and I know a lot of you need help with. What isité Inflammation. Inflammation attacks us when we least expect it. We go to bed, wewake up in pain, we twist our neck it doesn't make us capable of being the fullest expressionof who you and I are. So today we are attacking inflammation headon. I wanna show you the11 things to eliminate, eradicate and destroy from your life and I also wanna show you 23remedies that can help inflammation when it
sets in but first we have to understand thetwo primary pathways for your body to heal inflammation on its own. Get the primary andyou have the secondary pathway to eliminate it. So if we help the body with the primarypathway of detoxification, of giving it the right foods, of eliminating the bad thingsthen that secondary response doesn't kick on. You start to feel better. So let's talkabout the 11 things to eliminate and cut back on righté Some of these are gonna be prettyhard to eliminate right away and I get that but to cut back on to help with that primarypathway of getting rid of inflammation on the body. Number one, processed food. Youheard me talk about it. Sugar, dairy, wheat.
If you are in a polluted area make sure youget an air purifier to clean your house. Smoking, ugh! Not good for inflammation at all. Ifyou're smoking and you're taking pain killers at the same time, double bad okayéDon't be doing that stuff or at least try to eliminate it slowly okayé Alcohol, transfats,omega 6's, fatty acids, MSG and sleep. Sleep is the big ticker. If you're getting enoughsleep it will help eliminate that. Your kidneys works when you're, at night its purifyingyour blood so it's exactly what you want. So sleep, bar none is the most important thing.â€˜Right my friend, have a seat. Let's talk about this real quick. So 23 things we cando to get rid of inflammation. Number one
is Omega 3's righté Omega 3's deliverin the process of getting rid of toxic. Inflammation build up in your body. Number two is greens.You've seen all of our juicing tutorials. I'm a firm believer of drinking greens in themorning on an empty stomach, you know that's why we do warm water and lemon, stimulatethat digestive fire as they talked about neuro data and then having the green juice afterwardsso that you a absorb the phytochemicals, amino, enzymes and that's if you're travelingor whatever you're doing that's why a lot of people are actually taking the Organifiwith them so they get the green superfood first thing in the morning. Very powerfulstuff. And then gut health righté Inflammation
starts in the gut with the food that we eat.80% of our immune system is in the gut so that's why you wanna eat the foods likewe talked about on last week's Saturday Strategy that are loaded with probiotics.Prebiotics, things to stimulate that immune system and help you heal. Hydration is absolutelykey. Listen, 80% of the country is chronically dehydrated. Drink your water, six liters atleast. Drop a little Celtic sea salt in there for your minerals, absolutely amazing foryou. One of my favorite teas is actually turmeric and ginger tea. You've seen me make tutorialsabout this. Really good for you. Epsom salt bath at night. One of my favorite things todo is add a little Epsom salt, sit in there,
relax, meditate, breath, lower that cortisollevel and just let that magnesium absorb through your skin. One of the best ways that leadsme to the next one which is magnesium. Magnesium is quintessential. I've a calm supplementI take from home, couple of dose a day make you feel absolutely amazing. Nine is oliveoil righté They've done research on this. They tested olive oil against ibuprofen, justone and a half tablespoons of olive oil is equivalent to 200 milligrams of ibuprofen.Dandelion greens, as I mentioned two weeks ago in 23 ways to cleanse your body, Dandeliongreens help promote bile in your digestive track which helps eliminate toxins as wellplus they're loaded with vitamins A, C and