Sacroiliac Joint Injections
Sacroiliac joints located at the bottom of the spine, abnormalities in the movement on either side of the joints can cause lower back pain or leg pain. Sacroiliac Joint Injection serves to diagnose as well as to alleviate pain. First a local anesthetic numbs the injection site. Next X-ray along with fluoroscopy dye is used to ensure proper placement in the sacroiliac joint. Finally the injection, which typically consists of corticosteroids and anti-inflammatory, is administered. Discussing the benefits and risks with your doctor is strongly encouraged; results vary on a case-to-case basis.