I am seeing neour dr. and surgon. It is refered to as sacroiliac join disfunction pain. I have had x-rays and ct scans can not have a mri because I also have a spinal code stimulator implant. The surgery mentioned was minimally invasive solution the ifuse implant system the other was slmmetry fusion by zyga technology. My doctors all say stay away from any more back surgery or I could end up in a wheelchair. I taking tramodol and norco for the pain.I am 61 yrs old and feel like the rest of my life is going to be in constant pain.View Thread
I have been suffering with sacroiliac joint pain for a year in a half. I went throught shots p.t. and nothing seems to take the pain away. I have to quit work and I can't walk for more than 15 minutes. I'm never comfortable sitting, standing, lying down. The Doctors say there is nothing else they can do for me but surger again and they do no recommend it. I'm on pills 24/7 tring to keep my pain down to a 4. I go no where and do nothing. I feel beaten down with this constant pain. Is there any secret to living with this pain/View Thread
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