November 1, 2021

The Serola Difference in Sacroiliac Belts

Understanding a problem may do little good if you can’t do anything about it. For this reason, I am taking the helpful step of writing an informational blog that explains the biomechanics behind the development of the Serola Belt. The primary purpose of a sacroiliac belt (aka pelvic belt or trochanteric belt) is to keep stress off the ligaments within the joint; it does this by keeping the SIJ within …

July 15, 2021

When a Sacroiliac Belt Causes Pain

Unfortunately, any sacroiliac (SI) belt may occasionally cause pain. In most cases, this may be due to several factors that can be alleviated with the right approach; knowing where the pain is and what to do about it. Issue #1: The pain is localized at the SI joint and may be coming directly from the ligaments. This can occur for several reasons such as: Reason #1: Ligament stress can occur …

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 …

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