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Sacroiliac Joint Pain and Injections

Definition - Sacroiliac Joint Pain and Injections The sacroiliac or SI joint connects the spine to the lower body by attaching the sacrum or tailbone to the pelvis. The sacroiliac joint (SI joint) can mimic pain coming from other sources such as a disc herniation, a pinched nerve (sciatica) or back arthritis. Symptoms Pain is [...]

2020-04-04T15:24:57+00:00Categories: Back Pain (Upper and Lower)|Tags: , , |

Hip Osteoarthritis Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Definition - What is Hip Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis and is sometimes referred to as degenerative joint disease or “wear and tear”. This occurs commonly in weight bearing joints such as the knees and hips (Hip Osteoarthritis) but also the base of the thumb. OA is different than rheumatoid [...]

Arthritis Joint Pain – Do You Have Osteoarthritis (OA)?

Arthritis joint pain is a ubiquitous problem.  In many people, especially those middle-aged individuals, diagnostic testing will reveal the presence of osteoarthritis (OA) – more commonly known as simply “arthritis” - as the primary cause of the joint pain.  Up to 85% older than 65 years of age, have x-ray evidence of osteoarthritis.  Autopsy studies [...]

2019-01-03T17:24:55+00:00Categories: Arthritis (Osteoarthritis)|Tags: , , |

What Causes Back Pain?

What causes back pain? Many people think that back pain is a condition in itself. In some cases, that may be true, in the sense that it could be weak back muscles that require more exercise. But the truth is that back pain is more often a symptom of another disease, injury, or condition. What [...]

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