I just found out 4 days ago that my SI joint is damaged. It only took the doctors 9+ months to find out where the pain was coming from.
I've ridden horses for 30+ years and have been thrown countless amount of times. I'm sure that's how it ended up damaged. My biggest question is, if I end up having surgery, will I be able to ride again? Horses are my life and I don't know what I would do if I couldn't ride again.
I had my first injection 4 days ago, for the first time in a year I had no pain, it only lasted 2 days. I have an IV infusion once a month, and the injection once a month. I'm also on pain meds. For the most part, they only work for about 2 hours a day.
I'm also wondering what is the recovery after the surgery? I've read 8 weeks with little weight on that leg. I've also read 3-4 months with no weight on that side. What is everyone's experience? I'm having the X-ray sent to my family doctor, I trust him with my life and want his opinion.