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What does SI Bone do?

What does SI Bone do?

SI-BONE, Inc., a medical device company, develops implantable devices used in the surgical treatment of the sacropelvic anatomy in the United States and Internationally.

What is SI bone dysfunction?

SI joint dysfunction may occur when any, or all of the components necessary for SI joint stability are not functioning properly due to trauma, giving birth, degeneration, arthritis, or other conditions. When SI joint dysfunction occurs, the patient may or may not have pain in the SI joint itself.

How long does it take to recover from SI joint surgery?

Recovery from a SI joint fusion generally takes 12 weeks, but patients continue to heal for up to a year after surgery. This is because the bones have to fuse together which takes around 3 months.

How do you fix a bad SI joint?

Treatment Options for Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

  1. Pain medication. Over-the-counter pain relievers (such as acetaminophen) and anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs, such as ibuprofen or naproxen) may be recommended for mild to moderate pain relief.
  2. Manual manipulation.
  3. Supports or braces.
  4. Sacroiliac joint injections.

Is sacroiliac joint dysfunction permanent?

Is SI joint dysfunction permanent? Normally, patients see relief with the non-operative treatments above. However, if patients get unsustained (less than three months) but great relief from SI joint injections, they may be a candidate for a procedure called SI joint ablation, according to Dr. Jasper.

Can I walk after SI joint fusion?

Walking is the best activity you can do after surgery and will help with your recovery progression. Movement will have keep joints and muscles flexible, reduce and improve strength and balance. Use a walker or crutches as needed when walking.

Can you sit after SI joint fusion?

With SI joint fusions, you are unable to fully bear weight on the fused joint until several weeks after surgery depending on your progress. Typically, about 4 weeks for jobs that are at a desk or sedentary is sufficient, but patients should ask their surgeon for an individual recommendation.