Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Fusion Complications

Please note that with any procedures, there will be associated risks involved.

There are risks specific to the iFuse SI Joint Fusion procedure. These include but are not limited to:

  • Local injury to the pelvis
  • Increased pain in the sacroiliac joint or surrounding tissues and joints
  • Allergic reaction to or rejection of the implants
  • Migration- loosening, breakage or failure of the implant
  • Muscle pain due to the change in function of the SI joint
  • Stress to and fracture of the bones in the pelvis surrounding the implants
  • Need for additional surgery to remove or adjust the positioning of one or more implants

These potential complications can be rare but are more likely to occur in the case of the patient not following recovery procedures. Physician Partners of America has performed over 30,000 procedures as a company. While there are always possibilities of complications, we pay close attention to every aspect of the patient’s procedure. Our physicians and employees take time to thoroughly explain the process of the procedure to the patient. Because of our experience and attention to detail, risks for patients of Physician Partners of America are minimized. If you have any questions or concerns about these risks, please contact us.

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Doctors performing i-Fuse procedures

KeithGirton, MD

7000 Spyglass Court, Suite #310, Melbourne, FL 32940
distance-locations-pin769.7 miles
Pain Management
James St. Louis, DO - Laser Spine Surgeon

JamesSt. Louis, DO

4726 N. Habana Suite 204, Tampa, FL 33614
distance-locations-pin816.67 miles
Laser Spine Procedures
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgeon

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