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How can injections help with SI joint pain?

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You may get a shot of cortisone to cut down the inflammation in your joint. If that doesn’t help, your doctor may numb the nerves around your SI joint to give you relief.

Your doctor might also inject a solution of natural ingredients, such as saline, and numbing drugs into your joint. You may hear him call this "prolotherapy." It's thought to help tighten loose ligaments, if that's the cause of your SI joint problem.

SOURCES:

Laslett, M. , March 2008. Journal of Manual Manipulative Therapy

Cohen, S. , January 2013. Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics

UCLA Spine Center: "Sacroilac Joint Disease."

Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler on June 21, 2017

SOURCES:

Laslett, M. , March 2008. Journal of Manual Manipulative Therapy

Cohen, S. , January 2013. Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics

UCLA Spine Center: "Sacroilac Joint Disease."

Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler on June 21, 2017

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