How is the procedure performed?

A minimally invasive surgical approach is used to implant the SI-LOK® Sacroiliac Joint Fixation System, to help minimize disruption to the underlying muscles and tissues. A 2–4cm incision is made as indicated, using Xrays during surgery.

back incisionThe surfaces of the joint are prepared and screws are placed across the SI joint. Using titanium alloy implants helps to maintain fixation and may help with recovery (e.g. weight bearing). Your doctor will determine the appropriate implant type and size for your condition.

si-lok diagram pelvis

Speak to your doctor about surgical options for your specific condition and what is beneficial for you.