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I have sacroiliitis which i understand is inflammation of the sacroiliac joint. I have been receiving physical therapy. I have been receiving physical therapy, about 18 sessions over three months. There is some slow reduction of the pain i experience.
What tests, procedures or scan is used to diaganose sacroillitis? What are the symptoms of sacroillitis? Methods of treatment.
It is remmitable!: Sacroilitis occurs in the spondyloarthopathies. It is the most frquent and early manifestaion of spinal involvement. It is entirely remmitable with current drugs available. It is a common form of arthritis seen in a rheumatology practice. Some patients remit and go off of medication, but in most, it recurs. ...Read more
SI joint: Hi, it depends what is causing the sacroiliitis, there are many different causes for SI joint inflammation like trauma, infection, arthritis, inflammatory diseases like ankylosing spondylitis. The treatment plan for all these are different. Steroid injection can work for simple osteoarhtritis of the SI joint. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I think I Keep getting sacroiliitis, (sharp pain over left SI joint only, lasts 1week) last 8 months had 5 flare up would X-ray show something now?
I have sclerosis at si joints especially lower borders,is it a sign of healing from sacroiliitis,and how to treat such condition if pain still exist?
Spondyloarthropathy?: At your age the most likely cause is a seronegative spondyloarthropathy. I would recommend you see a rheumatologist and get a definitive diagnosis. Treatment will depend on your diagnosis. The prognosis also depends on the cause. Good luck to you. ...Read more
Sacroiliitis or muscle spasms,pain left Si joint sharp pain when moving sometimes but when doing same movement later on no pain, on and off for months?
Varies: That term describes an inflammatory process that involves both your sacroiliac joints. There are many potential causes, probably the most common is known as ankylosing spondylitis, which can be tested for using a blood test looking for the marker known as HLA B-27. Don't hesitate to see a rheumatologist. ...Read more
See details: Are you seeing a rheumatologist? Has a blood test been done to check if the HLA-B27 antigen is positive? There are several extremely effective therapies for this issue. With a history of diarrhea the sacroiliitis may be related to inflammatory bowel disease. I strongly urge a rheumatologic consultation if one has not already been done. ...Read more
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