SI Joint Pain Diagnosis

How to Get the Right Diagnosis for Your Chronic Low Back Pain Resulting From SI Joint Dysfunction

To appropriately diagnose a dysfunctional sacroiliac (SI) joint and prescribe the right treatment, your doctor will likely require your health history, including symptoms, a physical examination including the SI joint provocative maneuvers, and imaging studies. Your provider will also need to rule out other sources of low back pain such as the hip or spine, so there is less chance of misdiagnosis.

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How to Ensure an Accurate Diagnosis

Fifteen to 30% of chronic low back pain can be attributed to the SI joint,1,2,3,4,5 but without appropriate diagnostic evaluation and interpretation by a health provider trained to evaluate the SI joint, the source can be missed. Get the right treatment by following these steps:

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Diagnosis and Treatment of the Sacroiliac Joint

Charles Harvey, MD* discusses the diagnosis and treatment of the sacroiliac joint.

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How to diagnose your SI Joint -  Charles Harvey

“I had the iFuse procedure five years ago, and I'm feeling great.”*

* Results vary, not all patients will have the same outcome.

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These “Frequently Asked Questions” (FAQs) were created to answer some of the most common questions about the sacroiliac joint, the iFuse Implant System, and the insurance reimbursement for the procedure.

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