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Why your insurance company may not pay for your care

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When a physician orders a test, medication or recommends surgery, in many cases, the insurance company will be notified for an approval.  In some cases the insurance company will not approve the service or procedure for payment.  If the insurance company denies coverage/payment, in most circumstances, you and your...

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Spotlight on Nurses: What It’s Like to be in the Patient’s Seat

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Nurses are often the first line of defense in preventing illness or injury, but sometimes they become a patient in the process. Moving and lifting patients can result in an SI joint injury and ongoing back pain. These underlying problems can make an already physically demanding job even more difficult. With a 1...

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Anatomy of the Sacroiliac Joint

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The sacroiliac joints are located in the pelvis, linking the left and right iliac bones to the sacrum (lowest part of the spine above the tailbone). The SI joint allows some motion of the sacrum with respect to the iliac bones.  This motion allows the spine and pelvis to change position...

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Evaluation of the patient with SI joint pain - Examination and Provocative Testing

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The Sacroiliac (SI) joint is the joint between the sacrum (the lowest portion of the spinal column) and the wing bone of the pelvis called the ilium. Everyone has a left and a right SI joint.  The bony pelvis is made up of three bones; the sacrum, the left ilium and...

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North American Spine Society (NASS) Coverage Committee Recommends Coverage for Minimally Invasive Sa

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NASS is a multidisciplinary medical organization dedicated to improving spine care. NASS is the largest spine society in the world with over 9,000 members.  NASS has issued a formal coverage recommendation for minimally invasive SI joint fusion titled "Percutaneous Sacroiliac Joint Fusion.” This evidence-based coverage policy states "the Coverage Committee recommends...

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Summer with SI-Buddies

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When we think about summer vacation, we often conjure up visions of relaxing on warm beaches, traveling, or curling up with a good book next to a quiet lake. However, if you are in pain, it may be difficult to think beyond the current moment let alone participate in summer fun. ...

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Physical Therapy Educational Program

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Genné is the clinical coordinator of an innovative Physical Therapy educational program at SI-BONE, Inc. The goal of the program is to help promote the recognition and proper diagnosis of SI joint pain and create awareness among the professional medical community. "This program is very exciting because I get to share...

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SI-BONE, Inc. Garners a Gold MarCom Award for the Patient Advocacy Website

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 8, 2014 -- SI-BONE, Inc., a medical device company that pioneered the use of the iFuse Implant System®, a minimally invasive surgical (MIS) device indicated for fusion for certain disorders of the sacroiliac (SI) joint, won the Gold 2014 International MarCom Award for its SI...

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American Medical Association Casts Supporting Vote for iFuse Category I Procedure

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SAN JOSE, Calif., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SI-BONE, Inc. (San Jose, California), a medical device company that has pioneered the use of the iFuse Implant System®, a minimally invasive surgical (MIS) device used to fuse the sacroiliac (SI) joint, announced today that the American Medical Association's (AMA'...

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