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Hi does piriformis weakness cause SI joint instability. It says on the Internet it can but don't really trust the Internet. ?

Hi does piriformis weakness cause SI joint instability. It says on the Internet it can but don't really trust the Internet. ?

Speak to phys ther: You don't trust the Internet, but here you are on it? The pirifirmis is a hip,rotator which overlies the sciatic nerve and is one of the causes of sciatica. Stretching only one side can upset the balance on the other. I doubt the SI joint is novo de, but your P.T. , orthopoedist, PMR docs can evaluate this and give a correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


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Could seeing a chiropractor actually cause joint instability?

Could seeing a chiropractor actually cause joint instability?

Possibly: High velocity, short arc adjustments, typically performed by a chiropractor or osteopath, are commonly performed for the purpose of "realignment" or mobilization. Ligaments provide structural support as they attach from bone to bone. Sufficient forces applied across the joint could potentially counteract the purpose of the ligaments and, thus, promote instability, in theory. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: joint instability?

Joint instability: Excessive laxity or motion of a joint--beyond it's normal excursion. May be related to ligament or capsule tears. ...Read more

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How can I fix sacroiliac joint instability?

How can I fix sacroiliac joint instability?

Prolotherapy/fusion: Sacroiliac joint (SIJ) instability causes 13-30% of chronic low back pain & is a joint hypermobility disorder; due to damaged & weakened ligaments. SIJ belts, yoga, cannabis & massage might provide intermittent relief. Prolotherapy is best natural non-toxic long-term solution to reestablishing pelvic girdle stability. Failing Prolotherapy, SIJ fusion provides a low risk definitive solution. ...Read more

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How does one detect shoulder joint instability?

How does one detect shoulder joint instability?

Exam and history: See a sports/shoulder specialist for evaluation. They will examine you after reviewing a history of shoulder problems. X-rays will probably be done. Possibly an MRI or mr arthrogram will be ordered. The most important element is truly the history of problems, combined with the physical exam findings. ...Read more

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How can I fix my hip joint instability?

How can I fix my hip joint instability?

Need more informatio: You have to give some details about your problem to help answer your question. Thanks. ...Read more

Joint Instability (Definition)

Pathologically loose joint. It may be caused by capsular or ligamentous insufficiency. A joint is the ...Read more