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Sounds like it could be your sacroiliac joint

July 17, 2021 07:43AM


I have really tight hips and hamstrings (I stretch every morning). About 15 years ago I was doing squats and I slightly dislodged this joint. I was having pain in lower back and some numbness. Really bad pain anytime I sat down.

I saw a back doctor and he actually recommended back surgery because I had a mild disc herniation too. Had some injections into lower spine but they didn't work. Come to learn, when I went to PT, that my pelvis was slightly out of alignment as the joint had slipped. The poor alignment (tilt) caused the slight disc protrusion to hit my sciatic nerve running down my spine cause great pain. When you sit, it exacerbates the disc protrusion so it hits the nerve more causing more pain. He adjusted the joint back into place and it takes a while for the inflammation to lower (depending how long it has been out of place). Pain completely disappeared. I have had the joint slip a few times over the last ten years, usually with an awkward movement or lifting something heavy.



RIP Bucky - 7/25/1943 - 1/19/2013
SubjectAuthorViewsPosted

  Anyone else ever jam / screw up your Sacrum bone in the Pelvic area?

Ramgator29July 16, 2021 11:29AM

  I was always told..

sstrams14July 16, 2021 11:34AM

  LOL

NewMexicoRam17July 16, 2021 12:35PM

  What scares the hell outta me..

Ramgator9July 16, 2021 12:36PM

  Considering your family's experiences..

sstrams9July 16, 2021 12:56PM

  I'm starting to think it's a helluva bruise.

Ramgator9July 16, 2021 04:09PM

  From what I understand..

sstrams9July 17, 2021 04:10AM

  LOL Sounds like Amazon! nm

Ramgator5July 17, 2021 08:29AM

  Sounds like it could be your sacroiliac joint

ferragamo7913July 17, 2021 07:43AM

  Weird that it was worse when I sat. This explains it. BUT.....I THINK my adjustment worked.

Ramgator10July 17, 2021 08:28AM

  hope you feel better..

ferragamo796July 17, 2021 03:20PM

  Screwed up spine..

sstrams9July 17, 2021 03:22PM

  My poor Mom.

Ramgator7July 18, 2021 04:18AM

  My Chiropractor is hilarious!

Ramgator16July 17, 2021 01:53PM

  My Chiropractor anecdote...

JamesJM17July 17, 2021 08:32PM

  I TOTALLY get why many people do not believe in them.

Ramgator9July 18, 2021 04:16AM

  In the 80's..

sstrams13July 18, 2021 09:58AM

  What I like with mine...unlike so many Drs these days..

Ramgator10July 18, 2021 11:13AM