Sacroiliac joint dysfunction

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What is sacroiliac joint dysfunction?

Common problems of the sacroiliac joint are often called sacroiliac joint dysfunction. The cause of sacroiliac joint dysfunction is likely a disruption of the correlative movements between the left and right sacroiliac joints

Common symptoms reported by people with sacroiliac joint dysfunction

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with sacroiliac joint dysfunction

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(BuTrans patch)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
pain (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Chinese acupuncture and aravedic herbs)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
3
Tried for
pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Spinal Chiropractic Therapy)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
3
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Home Physical Therapy)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
3
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Lidoderm)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
2
Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
depressed mood (2)

Data from patients with sacroiliac joint dysfunction, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with sacroiliac joint dysfunction

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(BuTrans patch)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
chronic constipation burning sensation in skin 1 more
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
pain (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Chinese acupuncture and aravedic herbs)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
occasional euphoria
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Spinal Chiropractic Therapy)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Home Physical Therapy)
Perceived effectiveness
for sacroiliac joint dysfunction (2 evaluations)
Side effects
pain
Total evaluations
2
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
nausea sleepiness 1 more
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
hot flashes
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Lidoderm)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for sacroiliac joint dysfunction (1 evaluation)
Side effects
injection site pain
Total evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (2)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with sacroiliac joint dysfunction, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has sacroiliac joint dysfunction on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 11
30s 59
40s 138
50s 119
60s 58
70+ 17
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 26
20-29 years 48
30-39 years 56
40-49 years 45
50-59 years 15
60-69 years 4
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 43
Female 363

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 225
Not Diagnosed 24

These charts show data from sacroiliac joint dysfunction patients who have completed their condition history
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