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ISG discomfort: Possible causes

The aforementioned rotational movement of the trunk while the legs are stationary occurs, for example, when getting out of a car. Obesity, a lack of exercise, incorrect and/or heavy lifting, and repetitive, monotonous movements are also known to trigger pain in the ISG.

Other possibilities include degenerative diseases such as ankylosing spondylitis or hormonal changes during pregnancy that cause the ligaments to loosen.

What to do for ISG complaints?

If you come to the Orthopädie Zentrum München Ost with ISG pain, the specialists will first rule out diseases that also cause ISG pain. These include, for example, bone fractures, infections, herniated discs, osteoarthritis of the hip joint, etc.

If the ISG diagnosis is confirmed, the focus is on pain management. One treatment option is infiltration, in which a local anesthetic is injected directly at the site of pain. This virtually silences the pain receptors in the ligaments. Infiltration can also be performed directly into the affected joint under X-ray guidance.

In case of ISG blockage, it is important to exercise and do physical activities despite discomfort. Physical therapy with targeted ISG exercises can be helpful.

Another ISG therapy option is manual therapy using mobilization or manipulation, which is performed by specially trained physicians or physical therapists.