Lumbar Pain and the SI Joint

We help a large number of people with back pain in our Denton, TX office, and Dr. Steve Eustice finds that many cases of back pain stem from the sacroiliac (SI) joint. Research has demonstrated that roughly twenty-five percent of all back pain originates in the SI joint, and now new research ratifies what we see in our office: chiropractic is an effective method for treating this issue.

Research Shows Chiropractic Treatment Helps Increase Movement in the SI Joint

In the study released in the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, thirty-two women with sacroiliac joint dysfunction were separated into two groups and asked to engage in one of two treatment therapies. The first group went through a chiropractic adjustment only at the sacroiliac joint, and the other group got an adjustment to the sacroiliac joint as well as the lumbar spine.

Specialists noticed significantly more improvements in both pain and movement immediately following treatment, two days later, and 30 days later for the patients who received high-velocity low-amplitude manipulation to both the sacroiliac joint and the lumbar spine. This asserts that chiropractic treatment administered in these two areas offers both prompt and continuing benefits for sacroiliac joint pain sufferers even with just a single treatment round.

Therefore, if you are having trouble with sacroiliac joint pain, or have back and leg pain and are ready to see if your sacroiliac joint is the root, a visit to our Denton, TX office may be the first and best step towards feeling better. Give our office a call today at (940) 591-9097.

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.

November 18, 2019
Team Member

Dr. Steven Eustice