I'm now nine weeks post-SI joint fusion and feeling great from the surgery. The fusion site is rarely painful anymore, and my "old" pain is gone. If it weren't for some muscular issues I think I would really be feeling relatively good.
I've been doing physical therapy for about 5 weeks now, and I'm really having trouble with some muscular imbalances as I try to get more active. I think it's a combination of deconditioning from being laid up, as well as issues I had pre-surgery from years of chronic pain.
My question is, what is a reasonable time frame for muscular recovery? I know it took 2+ years for me to develop these problems, and I'm hoping that now that the underlying instability has been corrected surgically I'll be able to rehab the muscles with physical therapy.