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Sacroiliac joint pain

Oct 21, 2015 8:58 AM

Anyone on here suffer from a locked / stiff sacroiliac joint? Any ideas on how to unlock or relax that area? Thanks.

Oct 21, 2015 9:09 AM

I do not know how to unlock or relax that area, but I do have severe sacroiliac pain. My pain management physician gave me injections in mine and eventually I had RFL or radio frequency lesioning. I did get some relief with that procedure and it lasted about six months. That may help you.

Oct 21, 2015 9:18 AM

I agree with sapphire. The only thing that I've found relaxes that area for me is Injections and chiropractor(gentle). Hope that helps.

Oct 21, 2015 9:37 AM

I am receiving weekly spinal adjustment at chiropractor. The lower back area appears more flexible for a day or so but then appears to stiffen up again. Am wondering what exercises might assist; ie Pilates???

Oct 21, 2015 12:32 PM

Ask your chiro (or research) stretches for the iliopsoas muscles and the hamstrings. That is such an important role in relaxing the SI joints. Just a suggestion from an inactive chiropractor (had to quit practicing because of health issues and chronic pain).

Oct 21, 2015 12:51 PM

That's very helpful, thank you. I will do some research, the hamstrings are often very tight!!

Oct 21, 2015 12:51 PM

That's very helpful, thank you. I will do some research, the hamstrings are often very tight!!

Oct 21, 2015 2:44 PM

I have the same thing and its very painful. Acupuncture and chiro helps, also I get 12 trigger point inj and an epi every 3-4 months could last longer everyone is different. IT allows me to continue working. Good Luck.

Oct 21, 2015 3:40 PM

Sorry, having the inj done allows me to work .
Acupuncture also helps the hsm strings.

Oct 22, 2015 1:57 AM

I have been in my left one, it's been there for 7 years, the injections didn't work, working on the hip flexors helped though

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