Clearing the Myths Behind Sacroiliac Joint Pain

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Clearing the Myths Behind Sacroiliac Joint Pain

Sheds light on sacroiliac joint pain, its causes, symptoms, and the role of physical therapy in its management. Learn about the different types of sacroiliac joint dysfunction and how our expert physiotherapists can help alleviate pain and improve function.

Sacroiliac joint pain can often be misunderstood or misdiagnosed as low back pain or hip pain. Arunalaya Advanced Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation in Patel Nagar, Delhi, provides clarity on sacroiliac joint pain, its underlying causes, and the importance of proper diagnosis and treatment through physical therapy. Trust our experienced physiotherapists to provide tailored interventions for effective pain relief and improved functionality.

Understanding Sacroiliac Joint Pain:
The sacroiliac joint (SI joint) connects the sacrum to the ilium, playing a crucial role in weight transfer and stability of the pelvis and spine during movement. Sacroiliac joint pain can manifest as either sacroiliac joint dysfunction or sacroiliac joint syndrome.

1) Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction:
SI joint dysfunction refers to a deviation from the normal position of the joint, which may increase the risk of pain. It is important to note that joint dysfunction itself may not always cause pain, but it can contribute to discomfort and other related symptoms.

2) Sacroiliac Joint Syndrome:
SI joint syndrome occurs when there is irritation or dysfunction of the sacroiliac joint, leading to pain and discomfort in the lower back, hips, buttocks, and legs. Factors contributing to SI joint syndrome include injury or trauma, repetitive strain, arthritis, pregnancy, or uneven leg length.

Symptoms of Sacroiliac Joint Pain:
The symptoms of sacroiliac joint pain can vary in intensity, but commonly include:
- Pain or discomfort in the lower back, hips, buttocks, or legs, usually on one side
- Stiffness or decreased range of motion in the lower back or hips
- Aggravation of pain with prolonged sitting, standing, or walking
- Relief of pain with lying down or changing positions
- Tenderness or sensitivity around the SI joint area

Physical Therapy for Sacroiliac Joint Pain:
Physical therapy plays a significant role in managing sacroiliac joint pain. At Arunalaya Advanced Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, our skilled physiotherapists offer a comprehensive approach to alleviate pain and improve function. Treatment methods may include:

1) Exercise: Tailored exercise programs aimed at strengthening the surrounding muscles, improving joint stability, and increasing flexibility.

2) Joint Manipulation: Manual techniques to manipulate and mobilize the SI joint, promoting proper alignment and reducing pain.

3) Athletic Taping: Application of specialized taping techniques to provide support and stability to the SI joint, relieving pain and enhancing function.

4) Education and Self-Management: Our physiotherapists provide valuable education on posture, body mechanics, and strategies to manage symptoms, empowering individuals to actively participate in their recovery.

Trust the experienced team at Arunalaya Advanced Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation in Patel Nagar, Delhi, for the effective management of sacroiliac joint pain. Our tailored physical therapy interventions, including exercise, joint manipulation, and athletic taping, aim to alleviate pain, improve mobility, and enhance overall quality of life. Contact us for personalized care and comprehensive rehabilitation services.

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