Doctor insights on:
Is There A Permanent Cure For Si Joint Dysfunction
No: There is currently no "cure" for si joint dysfunction. This condition is usually best treated with aggressive physical therapy to stabilize the pelvis, restore normal alignment, and strengthen the core. Medication, injections, braces, and modalities (heat/ice/etc) may also be used to reduce pain during this process. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long does it take to treat si joint dysfunction? Can it be cured permanently or is it a recurrent issue based on physiology and habit?
No set time: Maybe cured, and may recur.Get a more detailed answer ›
Since having my kids,I have had si joint dysfunction from hypermobility (said my PT).It gets so much better and then injured again.Is there any cure?
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 blood work. It is important to check with your primary physician for any other reason for back pain that may look like SI joint problem ...Read more
I want to be tested for SI joint dysfunction because I have read about the symptoms and I have alot of them. Who should I see to have this done?
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. Good Luck. ...Read more
DX SI Joint Dysfunction.When rising from the bed heard loud pop from my sacrum. No pain. Is this a realignment or the joint shifting?
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 move every 20-30 min which will help your discomfort. Best of luck! ...Read more
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 nerve (pain, tingling down the leg). Physical exam stretching the piriformis can make the diagnosis and sometimes help it. Injection into the si joint can make si diagnosis. Physical therapy, antiinflammatory meds often help both. ...Read more
Pain sacroiliitis: Personal experience with sacroiliitis which is inflammation of SI joint. Pain was tolerable with sitting and standing. Any type of turning like getting out of bed or car aggravated the pain. Often very sharp shooting pains. My pain took four months to resolve with three injections of corticosteroids into the joint and physical therapy when pain was tolerable. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Is there a permanent cure for anal fistulas they always seem to come back?
- Is there a permanent cure for premature ejaculation?
- Is there a permanent cure for rotator cuff pain?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Is there a permanent cure for diverticulitis?
- Is there a good homeopathic cure for joint pain?
- Is there a permanent cure for herpes?
- Is there a good homeopathic cure for hydroceles?
- Talk to a orthopedic reconstructive surgeon online for free