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... I am not an expert on bone scans but I think it highly unlikely that it would reveal scar tissue. Scar tissue is soft tissue, made up of collagen...so MRI is the best way to reveal it...but at this point, I doubt that is your main issue. ... (37 replies)
... Epidural fibrosis can be a big problem after abdominal surgery. I believe this is handled differently from the type of scar tissue that develops post spine surgery. ... (1 replies)
... The Si fixation is similar to lumbar fusion where a bone graft is inserted between the SI joints and hardware is used to stablize the fusion. This will prevent the SI joints from moving. ... (4 replies)

SI joint pain
Jul 2, 2012
... ainst the sciatic nerve, which runs directly underneath the piriformis, and it can be a cause of sciatic radiculopathy. There are a number of muscle attachments in that area that can cause pain that mimics a hip problem. ... (6 replies)
... have SI pain. The pain radiates from my buttocks dimple to my hip and wraps around to the front. I had Prolo also, but it caused so much scar tissue that I had to have surgery to remove it. I am in as much pain now as I was before the Prolo. ... (6 replies)
... Dear Sage, I am so sorry that your SI joint surgery did not fuse! That is so frustrating. ... (7 replies)
... You need to try to nip whatever is causing this pain quickly...SI fusions do not have a high rate of success in general...so try to stay on top of any new pain. ... (24 replies)
... I am due to see my specialist again in about 8 weeks so will progress the issue then. ... (3 replies)
... Got an EMG and it showed that there was nerve damage but that my nerve has healed 20 months post op. However I'm still in pain. So it could be chronic pain. Still not sure what causes that. ... (10 replies)
... si joints. It is like pressure. My doc says it maybe scar tissue build up that needs broken through. I sure hope so and hope it goes away. Does anyone else get super stiff? ... (6 replies)
... The ESI are just a name for the shots. They do them anywhere. I had them in my shoulder. Facet Joint Injections are done in the facet joints. You would have to look at a pic of the spine to see the facets. They are the things that are like a zipper to the side of your discs. ... (9 replies)
... When I tore a ligament in my back I had pain in the area of the SI joint, which you have four of. Mine was in the area where the dimples are, radiating to the hip, and around to the groin. I was diagnosed with SI joint dysfunction, torn ligament, and muscle. ... (5 replies)
Lipoma
Oct 25, 2005
... This is interesting as I have a LIPOMA in my right sacral ala. I also have terrible ongoing SI Joint problems. I have had 3 SI Joint injections and going for another next week. I am going through PT righ tnow and it is not helping. Stretches, traction, ultrasound and massage. ... (19 replies)
Lipoma
Oct 26, 2005
... When he went in, it was a day surgery, out patient, at a hospital. It took a couple of hours. He made cuts over my SI joints, about two inches long. He told me what he removed. I saw the lab reports. He removed large sections of scar tissue caused by shots, Prolo and ESI's. ... (19 replies)
... Obviously none of us have formal medical training, so always keep that in mind as you are reading on this, or other similar forums. ... (2 replies)
... Your sense of humor appears to be in good shape! You will discover that recovery takes a good deal of patience. ... (2 replies)
Radiculopathy
Jan 20, 2012
... From my personal experience with fusions and from participating in boards like this, I think the most important goal is to do everything in your power to minimize scar tissue. ... (8 replies)
... bilateral SI joint pain. ... (3 replies)
... You won't be in bed for long stretches of time except when sleeping. The most important tip I can pass along is the need to take short walks frequently. ... (18 replies)
... I'm not sure what your surgeon told you about walking, but it is possible to do more than your body is ready to accommodate, particularly in the first weeks after fusion. Since you are still so swollen, I would think that perhaps you are being a little bit too ambitious. ... (1 replies)




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