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Old 03-20-2005, 09:54 PM   #1
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SI joint/muscle knot

Does anyone else get muscle knots in the SI joint area?

I'm a 52 year old female. Last summer I pulled a groin muscle while playing sports. Went to an Athletic Therapist who suggested a groin injury is usually the result of an SI problem. So I went to a chiropractor who snapped, popped and manipulated my back in such a way that after several treatments like this, the pain in my SI joint was much worse that the pain in my groin. In other words, he did more harm than good. I also saw an osteopath. Still no relief. Started getting treatments from a Physio Therapist which improved my groin and SI joint to a certain point. I have had xrays, a CTsan and a bonescan with injection. All came back clear. There is quite a long waiting list to see an orthopediac surgeon so basically I'm just trying to rest it as much as possible. However, walking for more than a few minutes causes a huge muscle knot over my SI joint area which is extremely painful. Then I have to take a muscle relaxant and rest it again but as soon as I do anything, the cycle starts all over. Does anyone have any ideas as to what could be the cause of this muscle knot. Sometimes when I push deep on the muscle knot, it feels like I'm hitting a nerve and it is very painful. Also, if I sit crossed legged on the floor (like in a yoga type position) it feels like the muscle is working against me and causes pain in the SI joint. Any ideas as to what the problem could be? Thanks

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Old 03-21-2005, 09:23 PM   #2
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Re: SI joint/muscle knot

happiness, I can truly relate to the pain you are having. I've been posting here regarding my battle with getting my SI joint dysfunction dx properly. I am now seeing a chiro, he's the fourth specialist. He and the PT are the only ones so far who have given me some answers. The ortho doc and PM doc are worthless to me at this point. We'll see how the chiro goes, then I'm seeing the PM doc in his practice to talk about joint blocks.

From what you saying, it sounds like you are having a spasm in the si joint. That's what mine feels like, like a big knot. I compare to having a charley horse in the joint. It hurts to touch at times. I'm sorry the chiro made matters worse. I have heard here on the boards that can happen. While I do really, really like the new chiro I'm seeing (first experience), I know this is a possibility for me. I'm willing to try anything at this point to help the pain.

Maybe you could try getting in to see a neuro doc, perhaps the wait wouldn't be so long? Have you tried an MRI? Those don't really show SI joint problems, but it will show any nerve problems.

I hope you are able to get in somewhere soon. Keep us posted!

 
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