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Doctor insights on: Sacroiliac Joint Heal

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Could my sacroiliac joint heal without surgery?

Could my sacroiliac joint heal without surgery?

Very slowly: Because of the poor blood flow in that area it can take awhile for it to heal. Prolotherapy can help this condition. ...Read more

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Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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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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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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What are sacroiliac joint injections used to treat?

What are sacroiliac joint injections used to treat?

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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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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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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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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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