We see a good number of patients with back pain in our State College, PA office, and Drs. Matt & Annie Reyes has noticed that many cases of back pain originate in the sacroiliac (SI) joint. Research has demonstrated that about twenty-five percent of all back pain starts out in the SI joint, and now new research confirms what we see in our office: chiropractic is an effective way to treat this problem.
In the study released in the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, thirty-two women who suffered from sacroiliac joint syndrome were separated into two groups and asked to take part in one of two treatment therapies. one group was given a chiropractic adjustment isolated to the sacroiliac joint, and the alternate group received an adjustment to the sacroiliac joint and the lumbar spine.
Scientists noticed greater improvements in both pain and movement immediately following treatment, two days later, and 30 days after for the patients who received high-velocity low-amplitude manipulation to both the sacroiliac joint and the lumbar spine. This asserts that chiropractic therapy applied to these two areas offers both prompt and long term benefits for sacroiliac joint pain sufferers even with only a single treatment session.
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 cause, a consultation at our State College, PA office could be the first and best step towards recovery. Give our office a call today at (814) 308-9352.
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.