Sacroiliac Joint Pain

Zeal Chiropractic & Performance

Dr Dean Ormsby, Rehab Chiropractor

BSc(Chiro), MClinChiro

Overview of Sacroiliac Joint Pain

Sacroiliac joint pain is a common but often misunderstood condition that can affect sportsmen and women, as well as older active adults. Each person's journey with Sacroiliac joint pain is unique, and as a Rehab Chiropractor, we understand the importance of assessing and diagnosing each individual to provide the most effective treatment and outcome for your specific situation.

Signs & Symptoms of Sacroiliac Joint Pain

Sacroiliac joint pain can manifest in various ways, making it a challenge to identify and address. Some common signs and symptoms may include:

  • Localized pain: The pain is often concentrated in the lower back and buttock area, sometimes radiating down the leg or into the groin. The intensity of the pain can range from mild to excruciating, affecting your daily activities and overall quality of life.
  • Stiffness and discomfort: You might feel stiff or uncomfortable when sitting, standing, or changing positions. This can make it difficult to maintain a consistent workout routine or even accomplish simple tasks at home or work.
  • Reduced range of motion: Sacroiliac joint pain can limit your ability to bend, twist, or walk with ease, affecting your athletic performance and overall mobility.

Leaving Sacroiliac joint pain untreated can have direct and indirect consequences, both in the short term and long term. It may lead to chronic pain, decreased productivity, poor sleep, and an increased risk of further injury. Early diagnosis and treatment are vital in managing the condition effectively.

Causes of Sacroiliac Joint Pain

Sacroiliac joint pain can stem from various causes, including:

  • Injury or trauma to the joint
  • Overuse or strain from sports or physical activity
  • Degeneration due to aging
  • Pregnancy or hormonal changes

It is essential to recognize that each person's situation is unique, and the root cause of their Sacroiliac joint pain may differ. A thorough assessment by a Rehab Chiropractor is crucial in determining the best course of action for your individual needs.

When To Seek The Advice of a Rehab Chiropractor

Q: How do I know if my pain is due to Sacroiliac joint dysfunction?

A: A Rehab Chiropractor can perform a comprehensive examination, including specific diagnostic tests, to determine if your pain is indeed due to Sacroiliac joint dysfunction.

Q: What are the treatment options for Sacroiliac joint pain?

A: Treatment options can range from conservative measures like exercises and physiotherapy to more invasive approaches like injections or surgery. A Rehab Chiropractor can help determine the best treatment plan for your individual situation.

Q: Can exercises help relieve my Sacroiliac joint pain?

A: Yes, specific exercises can help strengthen and stabilize the muscles surrounding the joint, providing relief from pain and improving your overall function. A Rehab Chiropractor can guide you through targeted exercises tailored to your needs.

Q: Do medications help with Sacroiliac joint pain?

A: While some over-the-counter pain relievers may provide temporary relief, a Rehab Chiropractor can recommend more effective medications or alternative therapies to address the root cause of your pain.

Q: How can I prevent Sacroiliac joint pain in the future?

A: A Rehab Chiropractor can help identify potential risk factors and provide guidance on lifestyle modifications and preventative measures to reduce the likelihood of future pain.

Visit Us

Don't let Sacroiliac joint pain hold you back from living your life to the fullest. Our team of experienced Rehab Chiropractors is dedicated to providing personalized and comprehensive care for your unique situation. From accurate diagnosis to tailored treatment plans, we are committed to helping you regain your mobility, strength, and overall wellbeing. Take the first step towards a pain-free life by booking an appointment with us today!

Dr Dean, Rehab Chiropractor, at the Synergy Performance Institute

Zeal Chiropractic & Performance Sunshine Coast

• We will take the time to truly understand your problem and listen.

• You will be given a clear plan of care unique to your specific situation.

• We will spend an hour with you one on one providing chiropractic care, soft tissue therapy and rehab.

• We will focus on getting you an outcome not just pain relief.

Forest Glen Clinic

@ Synergy Performance Institute

35 Owen Creek Rd, Forest Glen 4556 QLD

Hours

Tuesday 3pm–7pm

Thursday 3pm–7pm

Friday 3pm–7pm

Directions

Enter through the main entrance and take the elevator or stairs to your right and go to level 1. Take a seat in the waiting area where Dr Dean will meet you.

Kilcoy Clinic

@ Kilcoy Indoor Sport Centre

14-16 Hope St, Kilcoy 4515 QLD

Hours

Saturday 8am–1pm

Directions

Enter through the main entrance and we are the first room on the left. Take a seat in the waiting area where Dr Dean will meet you.


Forest Glen Clinic

@ Synergy Performance Institute

35 Owen Creek Rd, Forest Glen 4556 QLD

Hours

Tuesday 3pm–7pm

Thursday 3pm–7pm

Friday 3pm–7pm

Kilcoy Clinic

@ Kilcoy Indoor Sport Centre

14-16 Hope St, Kilcoy 4515 QLD

Hours

Saturday 8am–1pm

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