Sciatica refers to pain caused by irritation of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the body and originates at the lumbosacral plexus at L4-S3 and has branches all the way down into the foot.
When most people think about sciatica they think of compression from the L4-L5/S1 or piriformis tension.
A common test for sciatic nerve pain resulting from lumbar disc compression is the Lasegue test. The patient lies supine (on their back) with legs straight and the practitioner passively (without help from the patient) lifts the leg. If lifting..READ MORE
Questions answered regarding heavy menstrual bleeding, low progesterone, symptoms of a displaced uterus, clots in menstrual blood, lymph drainageREAD MORE
Have you ever come across a message in a book that resonates with you so deeply that it seeps into your daily consciousness? For me, that book is The Path of Practice
by Bri. Maya Tiwari. Path of Practice is about igniting your inner medicine through finding wholeness by reconnecting with the earthly and cosmic web we are all a part of.
Ok, this is super cool! My teacher biomechanist Katy Bowman and Mark Sisson of Primal Blueprint created this Don’t just Sit There Program. I can sincerely say that I believe that if everyone followed these simple suggestions, they would be less fatigued, have fewer back, feet, shoulder and neck pain and have better reproductive and digestive health.READ MORE
The following video demonstrates how scar tissue within the posterior uterine wall can influence uterine position. I also talk about how clothes can influence how you move, chlamydia, and yes it’s all related…kind of.READ MORE
ECM stiffness has a direct effect on fibroid formation and growth…ECM stiffness is generated by hyperproduction of collagen. “Fibrosis is initiated by many triggers which injure a cell, such as extravasation of blood into tissues, oxidative stress, infection, and chronic inflammation.”READ MORE
I just had to share this video. A physician captures beautiful views of the uterus, bowels, gall bladder and diaphragm during laparoscopic surgery. Notice the connections between the bladder and uterus. Also seen in this video are endometrial implants (when the lining of the womb grows outside of the uterus), varicose veins, and adenomyosis (endometrial tissue inside the muscle of the uterus).READ MORE
I’d like to hear from you and your uterus. Please take this quick 10 question survey to help me understand how I can better serve you and your womb. 🙂 It shouldn’t take longer than five minutes to complete.READ MORE