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is there a permanent cure for si joint dysfunction

A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
18 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: There is currently no "cure" for si joint dysfunction. This condition is usually best treated with aggressive physical therapy to stabilize the pelvi ... Read More
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Dr. Bertrand Kaper
29 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
No: The sacro-iliac joint or s-i joint is a very unusual true source of pain. It is much more likely that pain in the region of the s-i joint is related ... Read More
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Dr. Kevin Vaught
28 years experience Neurosurgery
No: Once it occurs, it can come back. It is important to learn how to do the home exercises to self treat recurrences.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
30 years experience Pediatrics
Careful exercise: it will be helpful to exercise caution during your activities to avoid recurrent trauma. Also please get your vitamin D level checked with your next ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Maybe: If it causes pain, it is not good, if there is no pain then one can do it.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
With nonop care: Most of these are self limiting as this joint will frequently fuse on its own. Anti-inflammatory medication and injections to this joint with radio f ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Start with your PCP: who can start some preliminary investigations and thrn refer you to an Orthopedist or a Spinre surgeon in your area, for further tests and management. ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ergonomics: Be sure the chair you choose is adjustable...This helps personalize it to you. It should have good lumbar support. You should also try to stand up and ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Zampini
19 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Can be difficult...: Both can have similar symptoms: pain in the buttock, back of the thigh, difficulty putting weight down on that limb, nerve irritation from the sciatic ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Most probably -: Sij dysfunction is an artifact of chiropractors and physical therapists. All "dysfunction" patients I have seen have missed inflammatory sacroiliitis. ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sorry but U should--: -ask Ur treating physician, the 1 who made the diagnosis. He/she is familiar with the situation & trying 2 get an answer @ this venue is not appro ... Read More
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