Sacroiliac Joint Injections

Call us to see if a sacroiliac joint block will benefit your pain condition.

Inflammation in the Sacroiliac joint can be a major source of low back painthat radiates to the buttocks and back of the thigh. Acute inflammation may result from trauma or changes in posture or gait. Chronic causes of sacroiliac joint pain includerheumatoid arthritis, ongoing stress to the joint, or osteoarthritis. Common complaint is early morning stiffness and localized tenderness.

An injection of medicine into the joint helps to relieve inflammation and decrease pain. Physical therapy including massage, exercise, and joint manipulation is important to aid in recovery.
An X-ray machine is used to visualize the joint and confirm proper needle placement.