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Doctor insights on: Low Impact Cardiovascular Exercises For Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

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What are the treatments for sacroiliac joint dysfunction?

What are the treatments for sacroiliac joint dysfunction?

Stabilizing treatmen: Dr. Visotsky is incorrect. Sacroiliac joint (sij) dysfunction is an aseptic and non-inflammatory process. Medical literature reports this disorder is not able to be detected by blood studies, imaging studies, or even nuclear scans. Up to 30% of peope with chronic low back pain experience pain generation from the sij. Treatment includes yoga, sij belts, pain control &, in resistant cases, fusion. ...Read more

Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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What are some treatments for sacroiliac joint dysfunction?

What are some treatments for sacroiliac joint dysfunction?

Cold, PT, NSAIDS: There are many treatments, starting eith cold compresses, and nsaids (like ibuprofen); there are also topical nsaids (like voltaren (diclofenac) gel.) physical therapy sometimes helps, and in severe cases, an ultrasound guided injection into the area is done. ...Read more

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Can physical therapy help with sacroiliac joint dysfunction?

Can physical therapy help with sacroiliac joint dysfunction?

Yes: The pt will use various heat modalities and start a program of "pelvic stabilization exercizes". ...Read more

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What is sacroiliac joint dysfunction hereditary?

What is sacroiliac joint dysfunction hereditary?

Can be: Sacroiliac joint (SIJ) dysfunction is hereditary; known concurrent with Joint Hypermobility Syndrome (JHS). About 1:7 women have benign JHS, i.e., are limber & "double jointed". Hypermobility is evolution-derived safety of rapid birthing. Relaxin hormone secretion intensifies menses pain, & during childbirth Relaxin-exposed pelvic ligaments often biomechanically injured; with permanent weakness. ...Read more

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Is sacroiliac joint dysfunction chronic, or will I recover completely?

Is sacroiliac joint dysfunction chronic, or will I recover completely?

Depends: Si joint dysfunction can be chronic or acute, depending on the cause and length of time one has had symptoms. In general, si joint dysfunction is due to inflammation of the si joint; prolonged inflammation can result in arthritic changes to the joint surface. Inflammation can be reversed (thus tends to be acute) but arthritic changes can not be reversed. See your doctor if in prolonged pain. ...Read more

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Is exophoria, sacroiliac joint dysfunction/ pain, swelling possibly related to Multiple Sclerosis?

Is exophoria, sacroiliac joint dysfunction/ pain, swelling possibly related to Multiple Sclerosis?

Not really: What you describe can be caused partly by rheumatological condition, and the eye issues could be congenital. Nothing you describe is classical of MS. See your doctor and uncover your problems, as treatments can be very reassuring. ...Read more

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I just got diagnosed with sacroiliac joint dysfunction and a hip fracture. What can I do?

I just got diagnosed with sacroiliac joint dysfunction and a hip fracture. What can I do?

Treat the fracture: First then see if they inject you sacroiliac at the time when you under anesthesia with fluoroscopy, this way could be helpful to both problems. ...Read more

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When do you need facet joint and s-i (sacroiliac) joint injections?

When do you need facet joint and s-i (sacroiliac) joint injections?

When you have done: All conservative care like exercise/physical therapy and medications are not helping. Also you may want to consider this especially if you have to use narcotic pain medications to get relief. ...Read more

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How long can it take for a ligament in your sacroiliac joint to heal?

How long can it take for a ligament in your sacroiliac joint to heal?

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

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Sacroiliac joint inflammation, what to do?

See details: See a rheumatologist and determine the cause. There are very effective treatments. Spondylitis is a major possibility in a young person. Have you been tested for the HLA-B27 gene? ...Read more

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Could glucosamine chondroitin help with sacroiliac joint pain?

Could glucosamine chondroitin help with sacroiliac joint pain?

Pain: I don't think there is any evidence that these supplements help sacroiliac pain. ...Read more

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Can you tell me other common injuries closely related to sacroiliac joint sprains?

Can you tell me other common injuries closely related to sacroiliac joint sprains?

See details: I am not sure what you mean. There is usually no other injuries related to this except lower back. ...Read more

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What causes sacroiliac joint pain?

What causes sacroiliac joint pain?

Sacroiilititis!: Sacroiilitis is the most common cause. This is inflammatory. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What can be done for sacroiliac joint pain?

What can be done for sacroiliac joint pain?

Multiple things: Lose weight take anti inflammatories and sometimes injectiona. ...Read more

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What causes sclerosis of the sacroiliac joint?

What causes sclerosis of the sacroiliac joint?

Strain on the: Lumbosacral area and wearing away of the articulating cartilages between the vertebra. ...Read more

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Who performs a sacroiliac joint fusion surgery?

Who performs a sacroiliac joint fusion surgery?

No one should!: For what reason? I can't think of one in todays world. ...Read more

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How much does a sacroiliac joint injection hurt?

Generally tolerated: It is generally tolerated by the overwhelming majority of patients under local anesthetic. Sometimes, if patients are more nervous, oral or IV sedation can be used. ...Read more

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