What is Sacroilliac injection?

Category: Procedures

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A sacroiliac joint injection includes placing numbing medicine into the joint, time-release cortisone may also be injected into the joint to reduce any inflammation, which on many occasions can provide long-term pain relief.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 9 2
Sacroiliac joint dysfunction 9 6
Back pain 5 1
Sacroiliitis 3 2
Muscle spasms 2 1
Pain in lower back 2 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 1
Mild 3
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Sacroilliac injection

Side effect Patients
Facial flushing 2
Injection site pain 2
Butterfly (malar) rash 1
Frequent urination 1
Hypermobile sacroiliac joint 1
Loss of feeling in right leg 1

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Dosages

Based on patients currently having Sacroilliac injection

Dosage Patients
every 12 weeks 1
monthly 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 6
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 3
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 4
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 1
$50-99 1
$25-49 1
< $25 2
Not specified 4
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