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SI Joint dysfunction

Started by 718056142@facebook on 04/01/2012 10:06pm

I have had issues with my left SI joint for about 8 years. I have had physio, chiropractic care in the past and was told I had a twisted pelvis. Now I am having severe pain in the right SI region for the past week. Some days I can walk ok with some amount of pain and others I can't put any weight on my right side without severe pain and I can't straighten up. I have tried combinations of exercises, ice and various NSAIDs but nothing is touching the pain. Unfortunately I do not have medical insurance and extensive trips to the chiropractor is financially impossible. I was wondering what else I could do on my own to relieve the pain and be able to walk? Can an SI belt work or do I need to get that from a doctor?

Any help would be so much appreciated.

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There are plenty of websites today that offer a variety of SI belts to help relieve sacroiliac joint discomfort. I would look for one that has a pully system design in the rear to help make it easier to ratchet up the desired amount of compression and one that has a low profile for use underneath, as well as, over clothing. Most of these products do require the user to re-position them after rising from a sitting position because of how low they're worn over the lumbosacral region of your back. I prefer the models made with nylon mesh materials because they breath for better patient comfort. Reference:http://www.dme-direct.com/shop-by-product/back-brace-braces/sacroiliac-belt-belts