3 doctors weighed in:

Woke up from hysterectomy with excruciating pain in my sacral area. Found out that my s I joint capsule was torn. How could this possibly happen?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Hyperflexion

Sometimes during surgery hyperflexion of the legs can cause injury to your joints.

In brief: Hyperflexion

Sometimes during surgery hyperflexion of the legs can cause injury to your joints.
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Thank
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management

In brief: Bad outcome

It is likely due to poor positioning and excess stretching of your legs.

In brief: Bad outcome

It is likely due to poor positioning and excess stretching of your legs.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Board Certified, Obstetrics & Gynecology
26 years in practice
49M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors