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Could My Sacroiliac Joint Heal Without Surgery
Within several weeks: Ligaments can heal depending on their location and function as well as degree of injury but the time is up to 6 weeks. A ligament injury in this area is rare as an isolated injury unless there has been significant injury or trauma to the pelvis. When the sacroiliac joint is involved, there can be development of arthritis which can lead to pain or eventual fusion of that joint. ...Read more
Injury: If you are male, i vote for mechanical injury, & extreme sports are a veritable breeding ground for sacroiliac joint (sij) injury, i.e., ligament injury, ligment laxity, and sij subluxation (a partial & self-reducing type of dislocation). In my clinical experience skateboarding is greatest cause of sij injury. In females multiple childbirths and joint hypermobility syndrome are primary causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If left sacroiliac joint has been inflamed for several months following partial removal of mesh from tvt bladder sling, what is the best way to address this inflamed joint?
Sacroiliac inflamed: The sacroiliac (SI) joint can be the site of inflammation due to arthritis, from autoimmune disorders, from trauma. Injections into the SI joint, usually with corticosteroids, can reduce inflammation and is used in conjunction with other treatments, such as anti-inflammatory agents and physical therapy. ...Read more
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