Frequently Asked Questions on Sacroiliac Belt

What causes pain in the sacroiliac joint?

Some of the causes of Sacroiliac pain are as follows:

  • When your SI joint gets inflamed
  • While playing sports or if you fall down
  • An activity that gives the area a regular pounding, like jogging
  • Uneven steps when you walk because one of your legs is longer than the other
  • Arthritis can lead to the problem
  • Ankylosing spondylitis, can damage the SI joint
  • When the cartilage over the SI joint wears away with age
  • SI joint pain may also start in pregnancy
What is a Sacral belt?

Sacroiliac belts provide compression around the hip inorder to prevent the SI joints from moving excessively. This belt is wrapped around the pelvis and can be tightened with the help of laces on the side or back of the brace.

What are the benefits of sacroiliac belts?

Sacroiliac Belt helps alleviate pain, reduce inflammation and restore function. This device is designed to stabilize the pelvis and prevent excessive movement of the SI joint.

Are Sacroiliac belts safe?

There is rearely any limitation to sacroiliac belts because the belt supports only the ligaments there is no risk of increasing muscle weakness in the lower back.

What is Sacroiliac joint dysfunction?

Sacroiliac (SI) joint dysfunction can cause lower back pain. It is also commonly known as sacroiliitis, SI joint inflammation, SI joint syndrome, and SI joint strain. This condition makes it hard for people to carry out daily activities, such as sitting, standing, walking, and even sleeping.