Could My Lower Back Pain Be Caused By Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction?
Do You Have Sacroiliac (SI) Pain or Dysfunction?
The sacroiliac (SI) joint is often overlooked as a source of back pain. Issues with the SI joint can cause pain from the low back down through the lower buttocks and upper legs. This happens when the sacroiliac joint (located in the pelvis) becomes disrupted or injured, (e.g., after an injury or pregnancy).
If you have low back pain, it is a good idea to mention assessment of the SI joint to your doctor. There are comprehensive diagnostic techniques now available.
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The iFuse Implant System® is intended for sacroiliac fusion for conditions including sacroiliac joint dysfunction that is a direct result of sacroiliac joint disruption and degenerative sacroiliitis. This includes conditions whose symptoms began during pregnancy or in the peripartum period and have persisted postpartum for more than 6 months. Clinical studies have demonstrated that treatment with the iFuse Implant System improved pain, patient function, and quality of life. There are potential risks associated with the iFuse Implant System. It may not be appropriate for all patients and all patients may not benefit. For information about the risks, click here.