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Chiropractic Care for Sacroiliac Joint Pain

By Madhusudhan Tammisetti

Do you need help with pain in the lower back region? If this is the case, you may be suffering from sacroiliac joint pain. Sadly, many people are suffering from this condition each year. This condition may have a negative impact on a person's life quality, so it's important to know more about chiropractic care and how it may help you with this problem. With that in mind, what exactly is sacroiliac joint pain, and how can a chiropractor help? Continue reading to find out more.

What Is Sacroiliac Joint?

There are several segments that make up your spine. In a person's lower back, the sacrum is at the spine's base. Your hip bones are connected to the spine by the sacrum. The SI, or sacroiliac joint, is the name for this connection.

These bones allow you to absorb the force of your steps and provide support and stability. Since the joints absorb so much stress, it's not uncommon for a person to have SI joint pain.

In what way does this manifest itself? What does this indicate, and how can a chiropractor assist you?

What Are the Symptoms of SI Joint Pain?

SI joint pain, like other conditions, may manifest itself differently for each patient. The symptoms may depend on the precise location, the severity, and the extent of the problem. While walking, you may notice that the pain becomes worse. You may get shooting pains in the hips and legs that originate in the back. You may find it challenging to drive the car, especially while using the pedals. You may feel uncomfortable when sitting for prolonged periods due to this pain. You may not be able to engage in things you usually like, especially sports, due to the pain. You may find it difficult to climb and descend the stairwell.

Due to these reasons, it's important that you see a chiropractor who may assist you in resolving these issues.

Chiropractic Care

You may be suffering from SI pain for a variety of reasons. A chiropractor may team up with you one-on-one to determine the source of your problem. They may want to understand when the pain began, where it radiates, and what causes it to improve or worsen.

The chiropractor may next do a thorough physical examination, looking at the position of the hips and spine. The chiropractor may use adjustments to straighten the tendons, ligaments, and bones in the hips and back region if they are out of alignment. Once this is paired with a well-customized treatment plan, the pain in the sacroiliac joint and the underlying cause of the problem may be effectively addressed. For further consultation about SI joint pain, come to The Joint Chiropractic clinic.

To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in St. Louis, Mo.

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