Sacroiliac joint injections
Sacroiliac Joint Injection
If you suffer from chronic low back or buttock pain that has failed to respond to conventional treatments, you may benefit from this simple and easy to perform therapy.
What is a Sacroiliac Joint Injection?
The sacroiliac joint, located in the lower back above the tailbone, is the largest joint in the human spine. Inflammation of the sacroiliac joint (sacroiliitis) is often overlooked as a cause of low back and buttock pain.
A sacroiliac joint injection is not only a simple method to determine whether or not pain is emanating from the sacroiliac joint, it is also a way to potentially eliminate it. This procedure is easy to do and is typically performed using fluoroscopy.
Sacroiliitis is often overlooked as a cause of cause of low back and buttock pain. Typical treatments for pain in these areas, like epidurals, will be totally ineffective for sacroiliitis. The sacroiliac joint injection is a targeted treatment specific to sacroiliitis.