Treatment of Sacroiliac Joint Disorder

  • Eiichi Murakami


  • Most cases are treated by conservative therapies using an SIJ injection, drugs, or a manual therapy.

  • SIJ injection is the first choice for the treatment of SIJ disorder.

  • Peri-articular injection can be more effective in most patients with SIJ disorder than intra-articular injection.

  • The algorithm that first, a peri-articular injection, and if ineffective, an intra-articular injection should be performed will allow us easily to treat more patients with SIJ disorder.

  • Recent methods of SIJ fusion, such as iFuse Implant System, DIANA, and our anterior approach should be thought as being beneficial in pain relief but used only as a final means of treatment for SIJ disorder.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eiichi Murakami
    • 1
  1. 1.JCHO Sendai HospitalSendaiJapan

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