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Joint pain unknown

When it comes to the occurrenceof the, so to say, mechanic in the nature pain in the lower part of the back,considered to be one of the most frequent culprits is a painful sacroiliacjoint. Given the fact that that causes for the inflammation of this particularjoint are still unknown, the notion that describes this particular ailment isthe Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction. Theailment in question may be quite unpleasant and come as something a bitdifficult to bear at certain points. It does not represent one of those severeconditions, nor does it require any surgical procedure – only in case it becomes too difficult to control, which happens only in a limited number of cases andnot at all too often. The greatest majority of people who are befallen by thiscondition do manage in the end to take full control of it, as well as relieveit completely by way of employing quite uncomplicated methods and treatmenttechniques.

The joint in questionis located just in between the sacrum and the iliac bone, and falls into thegroup of those joints considered to be the largest in the human body. Basically,this joint is not one of those that are constantly in motion, but quite thecontrary, it is most of the time motionless and when it does move, then this isdone by way of sliding, rotation and tilting.

Condition initiatorsand culprits

As with just aboutany kind of joint related pain, initiators are plentiful. One of the culprits that can bring about the occurrence of this type of pain, especially in thelater phases of a person’s life, is pregnancy. Another condition that can induceit as well is a person’s physical deficit, i.e. if a person in question has oneleg shorter. This improper alignment can, in time, induce the occurrence ofsacroiliac joint pain. In addition, various kinds of arthritis can alsocontribute to its occurrence – gout, psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis etc. Bacteriacan also cause harm to the joint in question, by initiating the occurrence ofthe condition known as the septic arthritis. Regarded as another quite common culpritis a specific and more severe injury to this joint.


The most commonmanifestations include such as pain in the lower back region, as well as painin the person’s buttocks. The pain itself often has the tendency to spread andalso affect the foot, as well as the person’s groins. Considered to be thebest methods for a proper and accurate diagnosis of the SI joint pain arethorough physical examinations, laboratory tests, X-rays, MRI, CT scan and bonescan. As far as thetreatment is concerned, in case none of the other conventional treatmenttechniques and therapies give any results, and if the person shows noimprovement, then one should consider a surgical procedure.

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