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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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Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Low Back Pain (Definition)

Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more


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What is causing widespread joint pain?

What is causing widespread joint pain?

Arthritis: Arthritic disorders cause widespread joint pain. If this is the problem, see a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What is radicular joint and disc back pain?

What is radicular joint and disc back pain?

"radiating pain": If refers to radiating pain from a specific nerve distribution - usually from an upper region to a lower region, i.e. Back down th leg, or neck to the arm or shoulder. . Each nerve carries a signal (and pain) to a specific anatomic location. (compare to a sprained ankle that can be diffusely painful and numb rather than focally numb and painful in one location. ...Read more

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What is an si joint problem?

What is an si joint problem?

Sacroiliac joint : The sacroiliac joints are in the posterior pelvis. There are right and left sacroiliac joints. Pain can occur from strain, or from inflammation due to infection or due to arthritis characteristically from a group of arthritis syndromes called spondyloarthropathies which can involve one or both sacroiliac joints and can sometimes cause inflammatory back arthritis. ...Read more

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Is si joint pain usually due to a muscoskeletal injury?

Yes but...: The definition and causes of sacroiliac joint pain or dysfunction is very broad and can be due to many different things. Musculoskeletal etiologies are common but that can be due to muscular, bony, ligamentous, tendon problems. Depending on the cause and severity of your pain you may need an MRI of the hip to detect the specific cause in order to get the correct treatment. ...Read more

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If the SI Joint has limited movement what is causing my hip to rotate?

If the SI Joint has limited movement what is causing my hip to rotate?

Need more info: Your age, weight & medical history are important. This could be arthritis, body mechanics i.e. the way you walk. It merits a visit to a D.O. or M.D. for evaluation. ...Read more

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What is uncovertebral joint arthropathy?

What is uncovertebral joint arthropathy?

Degenerative change: The uncovertebral joint is an interphase of adjacent cervical spine vertebrae located in either side and adjacent to the disc space and opening for the nerve root(neuroforamen). Degenerative changes of this joint is referred to as uncovertebral arthropathy. ...Read more

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What causes lowback tailbone pain with a cracking joint sound?

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What causes lowback tailbone pain with a cracking joint sound?

Low back pain: Low back/tailbone pain can be caused by numerous conditions including disc degeneration, herniated discs, facet joint degeneration, si joint pathology, etc. The cracking sounds are generally benign, usually caused by the spinal joints themselves (like cracking your knuckles) or by inflammation around the spine. If your pain is severe or has been longstanding then you should see a physician. ...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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Illiac crest pain what is it.Is it related to osteoartharitis in hips?

Not directly: In odtroarthritis, tendonitis occurs when you protrct the painful joint and overuse others. ...Read more

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What exactly is facet joint arthropathy?

What exactly is facet joint arthropathy?

Facet Arthropathy: Could be facet arthropathy/arthritis. There are joints in the spine where the bones articulate and can develop bone spurs and cause the clicking with pain typically with extension. I would consider seeing a pain/spine specialist to see if facet injections or radio frequency ablation would be helpful for you. ...Read more

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Posterior hip pain when seated on hard floor is this more indicative of si jt pain or lumbar referred pain?

Posterior hip pain when seated on hard floor is this more indicative of si jt pain or lumbar referred pain?

It is one variable: Posterior (gluteal) hip pain is most commonly caused by pathology involving the lumbar spine or the sacroiliac joint & less likely caused by an unusual presentation of hip joint pain. This should be differentiated with deep pelvic pathologies which may refer pain to this area. The specific seated posture which aggravates the pain can serve as a clue. The diagnosis has more than one variable. ...Read more

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What is the best pain killer for arthritic knees?

What is the best pain killer for arthritic knees?

Arthritis: Non steroidal anti-inflammatory medications are the first line. ...Read more

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What is the cause fro joint pain?

What is the cause fro joint pain?

See details: There are over one hundred typesof arthritis so there are that many causes. Joint pain in general is caused by inflammatiom and/or damage. ...Read more

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What causes knee joint pain?

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Many causes: Any time you have improper function or injury of a joint it can cause pain. If you have knee pain that interferes with your activity you should see a doctor. Many young teens have knee pain with exercise. This is a growth-related condition. There should be no swelling or limp and the pain is temporary. It is called osgood-schlatters. It is not serious. ...Read more

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Is it common to have mild trochanteric bursitis, sacroiliac degenerative arthritis and l5-s1 facet arthropathy? What is indicated by this combination?

Is it common to have mild trochanteric bursitis, sacroiliac degenerative arthritis and l5-s1 facet arthropathy? What is indicated by this combination?

May be may be not: Multiple joint pain inflammation may be related to an underlying auto immune arteritis or totally independent factors causing pain in different joints. Certain blood tests may help to determine , mist if the time treatment may be the same, antiinfalmatory , physical therapy, posture and life style modification ...Read more

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What causes sacroiliac joint pain?

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