December 11, 2018

Managing Back Pain During Winter Activities

Winter can be a beautiful and busy time of year with glistening, snowy landscapes, holiday fun and long-awaited opportunities to enjoy beloved winter activities, but the commotion of the season and cold temperatures can increase tension in our joints and bones. From shoveling snow, to hanging holiday decorations, to engaging in winter sports such as skiing or ice skating, the sacroiliac joints (SIJs) are being activated, which for many individuals …

November 27, 2018
Side by Side Pregnancy View

The Serola SI Belt in Pregnancy

  A major consideration during pregnancy are the three of the joints of the pelvis, and their associated ligaments; two sacroiliac joints and one symphysis pubis. During Pregnancy The hormone relaxin normally occurs in both males and females but increases considerably (up to 10 times) during pregnancy. It is responsible for relaxation of the ligaments. As the ligaments relax, they stretch and allow the joints to widen in preparation for …

May 1, 2018
Skeleton Image

Addressing the Underlying Cause: Why the Serola Belt Works

  Prior to 1934, when lumbar disc herniation was discovered, the sacroiliac joint was thought to be the major source of low back pain. About that time, concern was diverted to surgical remedies for discs which, although providing dramatic relief in some cases, have proven to be limited in relieving many low back complaints. With the recent emergence of biomechanical science, the sacroiliac joints are again considered to play a …

May 10, 2014
New Belt vs Original Belt

New Belt vs. Original Belt

The main difference between the original belt and new belt is the material. The original belt uses COTTON webbing as interior, and the new belt uses OPEN CELL URETHANE as interior (picture shown below). ┬áThe Original belt has more weight, while the new belt has less weight. Closures are the same on both, and we use Velcro. Most of our customers prefer the new belt. New Serola Belt Original Serola …

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