XX Files: Sacroiliac joint dysfunction is source of many back pain cases
November 14, 2013 12:15 am • XX FILES • Julie Watkins, St. Luke’s Hospital By Julie Watkins St. Luke’s Hospital Low back pain is the fifth most common reason for all physician visits in the United States, according to recent reports. It is ...
Owner's Manual: What is (the) Hip?
A number of muscles attach to various sites on the sacrum and ilia and are responsible for hip and trunk function. Any of these structures may be inflamed in SI dysfunction. The symptoms can be very confusing; pain is often localized to the SI joint ...
The Dysfunction In D.C.
The NFL certainly is putting the “fun” into dysfunction these days ... spotlight now shifts to the passive-aggressive drama between Washington head coach Mike Shanahan and superstar quarterback Robert Griffin III. In their public comments throughout ...
Often when a person experiences low back pain the first thought that comes to mind is a pulled muscle or an injury to the spine. However, this is not always the case. In some instance low back pain can stem from a dysfunction of a joint that most people ...
Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction Treatment
This joint can become damaged due to arthritis, causing sacroiliac joint dysfunction (also known as sacroiliitis). This condition can be extremely painful and also caused poor flexibility, decreased range of motion and stiffness in the lower back.