SACROILIAC JOINT PAIN  (SI joint pain)

 

TYPICAL SYMPTOMS OF SACROILIAC JOINT PAIN

  • SI joint pain is very common and can be extremely painful

  • It is usually located at the belt level, above the buttock, and off to either the right or left side of the spine

  • The pain is normally less when the patient is up and moving around and when they are sitting, but will increase quickly with going from sitting to standing with sharp pain and stronger achy pain that will last for about 10-20 steps before the pain reduces somewhat

  • The pain can travel into the upper corner of buttock, hip and side of thigh

 

TYPICAL TREATMENT PLAN

 

TYPICAL TREATMENT FREQUENCT AND DURATION

  • Most patients come in with moderate to strong SI jt pain and 2-4 treatments reduce their pain by 80% or more

  • If the pain is severe, 4-8 visits could be necessary for full relief