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Causes Of Joint Instability
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
Can stretching the pirifomis cause si joint instability By stretching the piriformis are you putting stress on the ligaments that keep the joint secure?
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
Vague memories suggesting sexual abuse as a kid. I'm in psychotherapy, but wonder if this can cause si joint/pelvic instability? Sacrum slips in/out.
I have joint instability( my knees shake when i bend them), TMJ type symptoms(also a joint) and basically joint problems. Can mold cause this?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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