Approximately 25 percent of low back pain patients have their Sacroiliac Joint as a pain generator. Additionally, about 40 to 60 percent of patients who have had previous lumbar fusions have their Sacroiliac Joint as a pain generator. 1,2,3
1 Cohen SP. Sacroiliac Joint Pain: A Comprehensive Review of Anatomy, Diagnosis,and Treatment. Anesth Analg. 2005;101(5):1440-53.
2 DePalma MJ, et al. Etiology of Chronic Low Back Pain in Patients Having Undergone Lumbar Fusion. Pain Med. 2011;12(5):732-9.
3 Liliang, PC, Lu K, Liang CL, Tsai YD, Wang KW, and Chen HJ. Sacroiliac Joint Pain After Lumbar and Lumbosacral Fusion: Findings Using Dual Sacroiliac Joint Blocks. Pain Med. 2011;12(4):565-70.