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How to Get the Right Diagnosis

Is It Your SI Joint?

The intense pain in your lower back could be caused by a number of things. Does the pain originate at your hip, spine, SI joint ... or all three? The right diagnosis will lead you to the right treatment.

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Patient Stories


Leigh Shinn
SI Joint Degeneration

Leigh underwent the iFuse procedure in September of 2008. Soon after her surgery she felt the deep SI joint pain slowly dissipate, and within three months, Leigh had returned to her work at the hospital resuming her normal duties.

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Larry V

SI Joint Degeneration

In the years that followed his back injury, Larry underwent several lumbar surgeries and many conservative therapy treatments. Outside of the SI joint injections, nothing else relieved his SI joint pain for more than a couple of days.

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SI Buddy Ananda
Prior Lumbar Fusion

Ananda was born with spondylolisthesis, a condition that allowed one of her lumbar vertebra to slip forward on top of the vertebra below. The SI joint pain came on so suddenly, she had to withdraw from college classes because she could no longer climb stairs.

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Home Pain Quiz

Do you have SI Joint Pain?

Studies show that the SI Joint is the cause of pain in 15 - 30% of patients with chronic low back pain. Take this short quiz to find out if it could be the cause of yours.

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SI Joint Questions & Answers


The Shape of Relief: iFuse

Minimally Invasive Sacroiliac Joint Fusion Surgery

SI joint pain sufferers around the world have found lasting relief with the iFuse Implant System(R). The iFuse ImplantTM, available since 2009, is a small, triangle-shaped implant designed to stabilize and fuse the sacroiliac joint. Learn More

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