Sacro Iliac Pain

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by Jill, Jan 11, 2009.

  1. Jill

    Jill New Member

    Has anyone suffered from Sacro Iliac pain? I know it is a joint so they don't consider it fibro however I read It can be related due to the muscles around it having an effect. I would appreciate some feedback. Thanks . Jill
  2. Debra49659

    Debra49659 New Member

    Hi Jill...I also suffer from sacroiliac pain. And I get some injections in the joint that do help for a few weeks.

    I'm not sure whether that pain is related to FM or not, but the nurse told me that any joint pain can be cause by FM because of the muscles in the surrounding area!!

    If you are seeing a specialist that can give you the injections (fluoroscope guided...something like that it may provide some much needed relief.

  3. 3gs

    3gs New Member

    hi Jill

    This is one of my worst symptoms. The best relief I get is from my NUCCA chrio.

    many of my joints are effected due to muscle spasms due to fibro.
  4. CanBrit

    CanBrit Member

    Before I was diagnosed with FM, I had a severe stomach virus. Within days I had Sacroiliitis. It was awful. Just walking made me feel sick. It was 3 months after that I was diagnosed with FM. The sacroiliitis resolved itself in a couple of months.

    I still have severe pain in my lower back, but I'm guessing that's the fibro. I think with FM, the pain in the muscles can make it feel like the pain is in the joint. Then again, all our muscles and ligaments are connected to joints. I know that in my elbow, it feels like bone pane, but it's actually the muscle that hurts.

    Hope this helps

  5. Jill

    Jill New Member

    Thanks for your reply. What is Chrio that you spoke about?
  6. Jill

    Jill New Member

    Thanks for your response! What kind of shots do you get. I also have gotten shots and they help for awhile. How often do you get these shots. Thanks again
  7. Debra49659

    Debra49659 New Member

    about every 3 months...but the shots don't relieve the pain that long, by the specialist can't give them more often than that. Too much medicine or something like that.

  8. Aberlaine

    Aberlaine Member

    I, too, have SI pain. I had a cortisone shot last year which helped for a few months. But the co-payment was expensive, so I'm not having another one.

    What's helped me the most was physical therapy and a book called "Treat Your Own Back" by Robin McKensie. His theory is that most of our back problems stem from the loss of our lumbar curve. Years of slouching when we sit and not walking upright has caused our spine to straighten out. That puts all sorts of pressure on disks, nerves, joints, etc. Whenever I feel pain, I just lean backwards over the kitchen sink for about 10 seconds while I relax the muscles in my back.

    As you walk, be conscious of that curve. Exaggerate it until it becomes natural.
  9. 3gs

    3gs New Member

    Sorry Jill I meant Chiropractor. I see a NUCCA one its a special adjustment they do.

    has saved me many times. Altho I have major back problems the sacro iiliac pain is coming from my Fibro and muscle spasms.

    hope you get some relief