Sacroiliac Injections Specialist in Frisco, TX, and Denton, TX
Are you suffering from low back and gluteal pain? If your lower back hurts and the pain extends through the buttock to your legs, sacroiliac injections offered at Pain Specialist of Frisco are right for you! Visit our specialists today in Frisco, TX or Denton, TX to see if you are a good candidate. For more information, call us or schedule an appointment online.
Sacroiliac joint injections are used primarily to diagnose or treat lower back pain and sciatica symptoms. Visit our specialists today in Frisco, TX to see if you are a good candidate. For more information, call us or schedule an appointment online.
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A sacroiliac joint injection (SI Injections) introduces corticosteroids into the SI joint to help treat any pain that the patient may be suffering from. The sacroiliac joint is located in the lower back, and it connects the bones of the spine to that of the tailbone. The purpose of the sacroiliac joint is to absorb shock between the upper body and that of the pelvis and legs. Small movements made at the joints can help with shock absorption as well as forward and backward bending.
During your appointment for a sacroiliac joint injection, the physician will inject contrast into the lower back area. This will help to outline the joint, which can then be viewed under a fluoroscope. Once the sacroiliac joint is identified, a syringe will be filled with the steroid as well as a local anesthetic and will be injected into the joint space previously identified.
The sacroiliac joint injection may be the right procedure for you if you are dealing with chronic or radiating pain stemming from some type of injury or agitation in the sacroiliac joints. Sacroiliac joint injections are saved for patients who have not seen significant pain relief from other treatments.
However, if you are taking any anti-coagulants or if you are suffering from an injection or illness during the time of your scheduled procedure, you may not qualify to undergo a sacroiliac joint injection treatment. The only real way to know if you are a good candidate for sacroiliac joint injection is to schedule a consultation with one of our doctors at Dallas Pain Specialists.
The sacroiliac joint injection will improve your pain immediately. Many patients will notice pain and soreness at the site of the injection for a day or two after, this is completely normal. The steroid medications can take anywhere from two to three days to show pain relief results. Due to the use of an anesthetic, you may notice temporary numbness or weakness in the legs.
The benefit of getting a sacroiliac joint injection is the pain relief is felt immediately. However, there are two different reasons for the sacroiliac joint injection, the first is to diagnose the source of the pain in the patient, and the second is to provide pain relief to the patient.
The anti-inflammatory steroid within the sacroiliac joint injection is what may provide relief to the patient for a longer period of time, this allows the patient to feel relief and be able to notice relief for weeks, months and possibly longer, allowing the patient to seek out physical therapy to continue to work on the source of the pain.
If you feel pain relief immediately, it can be due to the injection or the anesthetic. Sacroiliac joint injections cannot cure any injuries that may have occurred, or help with any complications of your sacroiliac joints; however, sacroiliac joint injections can improve the quality of life for any individual dealing with chronic pain.
Dallas Pain Specialists is a comprehensive advanced pain management care providing sacroiliac joint injections to patients who are dealing with chronic or radiating pain that is stemming from a recent or past injury or agitated sacroiliac joints. We want you to live life free from pain, if you want to as well, contact us today to book an appointment. We are conveniently located at a beautiful clinic in Frisco, Texas at 13052 Dallas Pkwy, Ste 220. 75033. We serve patients from Frisco TX, Denton TX, Little Elm TX, Celina TX, The Colony TX, Prosper TX, McKinney TX, Plano TX, Allen TX, and the North Dallas Metro area.