How the Program Works

The SI Buddy Program is an iFuse patient networking resource. If you are a patient recommended for the iFuse Implant procedure by a trained surgeon, the SI Buddy program is designed for you.

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Find a Buddy

Anyone can visit the SI Buddy page where you can read SI Buddy profiles and watch their videos. To speak with an SI Buddy, you must have received a recommendation for the iFuse procedure by a trained surgeon.

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For Providers

If you are a healthcare provider interested in connecting your patients who are considering the iFuse procedure with an SI Buddy, or if you have a successfully treated iFuse patient interested in becoming an SI Buddy, please have them contact us today!

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Become a Buddy!

Are you a patient who has been successfully treated with the iFuse Implant System® and interested in sharing your experience with others? If your answer is yes, we would love to hear from you.

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The SI BuddySM program is reserved for patients who have been diagnosed by a trained surgeon and recommended for the iFuse procedure. SI Buddy volunteers have been successfully treated with the iFuse Implant System®. They are not medical professionals and their statements should not be interpreted as medical advice.

The iFuse Implant System is intended for sacroiliac fusion for conditions including sacroiliac joint dysfunction that is a direct result of sacroiliac joint disruption and degenerative sacroiliitis. This includes conditions whose symptoms began during pregnancy or in the peripartum period and have persisted postpartum for more than 6 months. There are potential risks associated with the iFuse Implant System. It may not be appropriate for all patients and all patients may not benefit. For information about the risks, visit:

For comprehensive information about iFuse and some causes of SI Joint pain and dysfunction, please visit

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