Sacroiliac Joint Pain
What is the Sacroiliac Joint?
The sacroiliac joints are located at the very bottom of the back. You have one either side of the spine. The sacroiliac joints help make up the rear part of the pelvic girdle and sit between the sacrum (vertebrae S1-S5) and the Ilia (hip bones).
The function of the SI joints is to allow torsional or twisting movements when we move our legs. The legs act like long levers and without the sacroiliac joints and the pubic symphysis (at the front of the pelvis) which allow these small movements, the pelvis would be at higher risk of a fracture. The concept of the SIJ causing lower back pain is now pretty well understood. However, due to the complex anatomy and movement patterns at the joints and area in general, evaluation and treatment of sacroiliac dysfunctions is still controversial. SIJ dysfunction is a term which is commonly used when talking about sacroiliac injuries.
This dysfunction refers to either hypo or hyper mobility (low or high respectively). The join can become 'locked' or be too mobile, leading to problems with surrounding structures such as ligaments and muscles, which means SIJ problems can cause a wide range of symptoms throughout the lower back and buttocks, or even the thigh or groin.
What are the Symptoms of SI Joint Injury? · Pain located either to the left or right of your lower back. The pain can range from an ache to a sharp pain which can restrict movement. · The pain may radiate out into your buttocks and low back and will often radiate to the front into the groin. Occasionally it is responsible for pain in the testicles among males. · Occasionally there may be referred pain into the lower limb which can be mistaken for sciatica. Knee pain has been felt alongside the more common symptoms too.
Designed by Tamworth Osteopath and Physiotherapist the Atlas Sacroiliitis treatment protocol is unique and found knowhere else. The sacroiliac joint pain will show nothing when scanned by MRI or Xray and Consultants when faced with treating this condition tend to inject the joint with little effect. Far easier and more effective, the Atlas Sacroiliac Joint Pain treatment is safe, simple, painless and quick.
Classic symptoms include - difficulty turning over in bed, struggling to put on shoes and socks and pain getting your legs in and out of the car.
Stiffness in the lower back when getting up after sitting for long periods and when getting up from bed in the morning.
Aching to one side of your lower back when driving long distances. There may be tenderness on palpating the ligaments which surround the joint.
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Professional Footballers with one sided low back pain may have sacroiliac joint pain. Traditional physiotherapy from football club physiotherapists will not help as they are exercise based therapies and perhaps may use mobilisation techniques.
Often the footballer will be referred to a consultant who wants to inject the facet joints, sacroiliac joint or give an epidural.injection. In my opinion this is utter madness and doomed to failure.
The player is often out for an extended period on the injured list and unable to play, which is totally unnecessary.
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If you are a medical professional at a football club and have a player who has back pain and specifically one sided back pain with perhaps referred pain into the groin then please contact us.
We can diagnose the problem quickly and often have the player back in training in 2 weeks
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Footballer's Peter Shilton, Dave Busst, Ian Taylor and Jamie Ward would all recommend Atlas Pain Relief Centre.
Our understanding of the needs of the player and club are vital. Our aim is to get the player back on the pitch as fast as possible without further injury.
We are specialist in sports injuries and football injuries and can offer clinical ultrasound imaging to detect muscle strains and ligament sprains but sacroiliac joint pain does not show up on imaging. We know how to diagnose and treat the problem
Ian Taylor and Dave Busst with John Williams
Peter Shilton with John Williams