What Is Sacroiliac Joint Instability? - Optimize Physical Therapy & Performance I Las Vegas I Henderson

What Is Sacroiliac Joint Instability?

Your body consists of two sacroiliac  joints one on each side of your spine at the place where your spine is connected to your pelvis their responsibility is to sport and stabilize your spine when you walked up climb stairs bend forward a lift heavy objects any damage or injury to your sacroiliac joints can make your leg and lower extremities extremely unstable which can lead to back pain

What Is Sacroiliac Joint Instability?

If one or both of sacroiliac joints get injured then it can lead to weakness and instability of yours mine and legs as well it can also lead to hypermobility of joint hypermobility this injury is called sacroiliac joint instability f

or sacroiliac joint dysfunction

Like there are shock absorbers in car similarly for sacroiliac joints work as your body shock absorbers when you walk run or jump the joint evenly distributed across your pelvis and your Lower body

Without proper functioning of the sacroiliac joints you will fall forward when you try to walk or run injured and inflamed circlect joints lose the ability to evenly distribute the stress across the pelvis area instead of that this dress will fall on the pelvic joints and other surrounding tissues which can lead to pain and other symptoms people suffering from such injuries may feel that the legs are in stable and they are falling forward when they are walking running or jumping

Exercises That Help SI Pain

The very first and best treatment for treating the sacroiliac joint  is physical therapy exercises with the help of a physical therapist assistant stretching and exercise program suggested by your physical therapist will help you to strengthen and stabilize your injured sacroiliac joint the program should be a combination of

Stretching: 

Stretching exercises will help to increase the mobility by losing up any type  of contracted muscles in your back, hips or buttocks that may be putting any extra stress on sacroiliac joints

Strength building: 

For stabilizing the sacroiliac joints the second essential step is to strengthen the muscles and tissues which support your sacroiliac joint muscles it include your core muscles your butt muscles and thigh muscles

Certain light aerobics: 

Your physical therapist will also suggest you light aerobics as they will help to improve the blood flow and nutrient supply to the injured area

Make sure that you follow the guidelines of your physical therapist properly and perform your exercises on a daily basis or as advised if you feel pain because of an exercise immediately stop the exercise and consult your physical therapist first don’t push your body to far because it may lead to to injury

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