What Does My Mid Back Have To Do With My Sciatic Pain?!?!

birdplanesupermanAs I grow in my Osteopathic journey, and really my life, it is interesting to note how many things are directly in front of us and easily accessible yet seemingly unused. One such case is the very basic anatomy of the spinal cord and the vertebral column. When looking back through posts I have made on this site I have always made specific use of the term vertebral column as I do not consider the spinal cord as synonymous with it and I definitely do not consider the term spinal column accurate or useful. As we go through this short journey I will make it clear why! Continue reading


If you are reading this I will assume that you are human (or at least that you live on earth). Since I am assuming that, I will also assume that you are firmly planted to the ground (or some surface that is firmly planted to the ground). You are planted to the ground because of gravity. Simple concepts. Now I will bring to light some other simple concepts so that our bodies make more sense. Continue reading