We see a good number of people with back pain in our Kettering office, and Dr. Poelking has noticed that quite a few cases of back pain originate in the sacroiliac (SI) joint. Research has revealed that around twenty-five percent of all back pain originates in the SI joint, and now new research corroborates what we have observed in our office: chiropractic is an effective approach to treating this problem.
In the study released in the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 32 women who suffered from sacroiliac joint dysfunction were split into two groups and asked to take part in one of two treatment methods. one group was given a chiropractic adjustment only at the sacroiliac joint, and the alternate group was given an adjustment to the sacroiliac joint and the lumbar spine.
Specialists noticed significantly more improvements in both pain and movement immediately after treatment, two days later, and 30 days after for the patients who had been given high-velocity low-amplitude manipulation to both the sacroiliac joint and the lumbar spine. This demonstrates that chiropractic treatment administered in these two areas offers both short term and lasting results for sacroiliac joint pain sufferers even after just one treatment session.
Therefore, if you are dealing with sacroiliac joint pain, or cope with back and leg pain and want to know whether your sacroiliac joint is the cause, a consultation at our Kettering office may be the first and best step towards recovery. Give our office a call today at (937) 299-2900.
Kamali F, Shokri E. The effect of two manipulative therapy techniques and their outcome in patients with sacroiliac joint syndrome. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies 2012;16(1):29-35.