What is Sacroiliac Joint Surgery?

Category: Surgeries

Most popular types: SImmetry SI Joint Fusion

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The sacroiliac (SI) joint is the joint in the pelvis between the sacrum and the ilium of the pelvis. Surgery is usually performed on this joint in order to relieve pain caused by osteoarthritis, pregnancy, and/or abnormal walking pattern.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain in hips 3 2
Pain in groin muscles 2 1
Weakness in hips 2 2
Pain in lower back 1 0
Sciatica 1 1
Spinal cord compression 1 0

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
1
Mild
1
None
1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Sacroiliac Joint Surgery

Side effect Patients
Pain in lower back 2
Difficulty standing 1
Increased pain 1
Pain in hips 1
Weakness in hips 1

Duration

Currently having Sacroiliac Joint Surgery

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped having Sacroiliac Joint Surgery

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1
Last updated:
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