by Timothy Simmons
Posted on Thursday 30th of October 2008
As the number of baby boomers grow at a rapid pace, so does the rate of those having to deal with Sacroiliac joint pain. Sacroiliac joint pain is affecting a growing number of individuals. So, just what is Sacroiliac joint pain? What causes it? And what is the best way to prevent or cure it?
Sacroiliac joint pain is typically discomfort that is centrally located in the lower back and hip area. Severe cases of Sacroiliac joint pain can spread into the legs and groin. Subluxation of the joint is a common cause of Sacroiliac joint pain. This can be defined as a partial dislocation of the affected bones, causing ligament hyperextension. For obvious reasons, these areas are susceptible to inflammation, and discomfort. This inflammation can result from a number of issues. Trauma to these areas, genetics, illness, infection, or even excessive stress can all be joint pain causes. This ultimately affects surrounding tissue as well as the actual ligament. As a result, swelling causes severe pressure on surrounding nerves, resulting in joint pain. These areas are more susceptible to pain when compared to the other areas of the body. This is because these areas are commonly surrounded by nerves. These nerves are connected and extended into our legs and hips, which often results in the spread of inflammation and or pain.
Some of the identifiers and symptoms in determining Sacroiliac joint pain causes can be vague ones. Discomfort in the lower back can be identified as a cause, especially when the pain spreads to other areas. Also increased back pain due to small movements, a cough, a sneeze, or other minute issues are often a good indication. Weaknesses in the affected area, numbness or stiffness are also symptoms of Sacroiliac joint pain. If this is the case you should seek medical advice from a qualified physician specializing in Arthritis or related health issues. For the do it your selfer it is important that you do not try to self diagnose. Serious health issues require serious treatment, or at least analyses. Delaying the dreaded visit to a doctor will only prolong your pain and treatment. The more proactive you are the quicker you can get back to normal.
There are still many uncertainties, when it comes to the Sacroiliac joint pain causes. It is yet to be determined if the pain is a result of the area around the joint or ligament. The Sacroiliac joint irritation can be caused by anything from gout to rheumatoid arthritis. If you are experiencing lower back pain. It is recommended that you sit down with a qualified doctor determine just what may be causing joint pain. After joint pain causes can be determined, along with specific location adequate treatment can be administered. This may include exercises such as yoga, which has had a number of successful results. Medication proficient in eliminating or lowering inflammation. Or even herbal supplements might prove suitable for eliminating back pain. A specialist focusing on Sacroiliac joint pain issues can help and provide guidance.
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