Sacroiliac Joint (SI) Injury and BJJ

I’ve been debating whether to write a blog on this topic for a while. I’m not a medical expert or anything wonderful like that. But considering that I have been dealing with lower back injuries (particularly involving the Si joint) for over a year I am reasonably well placed to at least offer an opinion.  Plus when I was going through the frantic OCD googling stage to find BJJ related advice on my injury I got really frustrated as simply couldn’t find much information which I guess is as good a reason as any to write down what I’ve learnt!  Continue reading “Sacroiliac Joint (SI) Injury and BJJ”

Using a Chiropractor

hello chiropractorOne of the things I planned to blog about this month was revisiting my part-time grappler experiment to review if things had changed and how I’d improved my mat time. The simple answer to that is I haven’t and that’s mainly due to a back injury I sustained during my World’s preparation. It’s also linked to why I am taking a break from competitions so no blog from Lisbon this year either. But it does give me a chance to highlight one of my backroom support team heroes – my chiropractor! Continue reading “Using a Chiropractor”