A minimally invasive fixation of the sacroiliac joint can be performed on patients suffering from sacroiliac joint dysfunction who have failed other conservative therapies.
Sacroiliac joint dysfunction can develop when the ligaments become damaged or degenerate due to age, allowing the joint to have excessive movement. This excessive movement may inflame and disrupt the joint and surrounding nerves.
SI Fixation is performed under general or spinal anesthesia. During the procedure, the surgeon uses fluoroscopy imaging, allowing him to view a live image of the placement of the implants. These small titanium implants are inserted across the sacroiliac joints. This minimally invasive procedure results in a smaller incision, decreased operating time, and quicker recovery time.