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Dr says have trigger finger & sacroiliitis. I'm on inflammation med and muscle relaxer. Exercise for back and ice for finger. Whats next step?

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice

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36yo female with chronic low back pain was told "sacroiliitis", which indicates inflammation, requires SPECT scan to diagnose & which is uncommon.
More likely: sacroiliac joint hypermobility disorder & pain generated by injured ligaments, cause of 15-30% cases of chronic low back pain &, as med lit. reports, not detected by any imaging studies. See an Osteopath for proper differential diagnosis.

In brief: Second opinion ?

36yo female with chronic low back pain was told "sacroiliitis", which indicates inflammation, requires SPECT scan to diagnose & which is uncommon.
More likely: sacroiliac joint hypermobility disorder & pain generated by injured ligaments, cause of 15-30% cases of chronic low back pain &, as med lit. reports, not detected by any imaging studies. See an Osteopath for proper differential diagnosis.
Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
MD's UNAWARE OF SIJ: At Quora.com on my Pain Syndrome board, a bibliography presents more than 100 medical studies of the sacroiliac joint. Most physicians are unaware that this joint has a normal range of motion, and that joint ligament injury and laxity can cause this large joint to have an abnormal range of motion; absent inflammation and unable to be imaged because it is movement disorder.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

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I would get a second opinion with a rheumatologist as the next step.

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I would get a second opinion with a rheumatologist as the next step.
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