What is the opinion of Reddit about the
Pro-Tec Athletics SI Back Belt with Compression Pad (Medium/Black)?

A total of 1 review of this product on Reddit.

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3rd Nov 2017

A lot of my problems lie in my SI joints too. I’ve been putting off having my SI joints fused because I don’t want to go under the knife, but my pain management doctor likes to bring it up every other visit. Having to adjust them multiple times a day does get to be pretty tedious, though.

I use this SI joint belt: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00169Z7AW/
It works pretty well, but it always needs to be re-adjusted whenever I stand up from sitting. But I think that’s normal for any belt you’d have to wear. Fortunately it is comfortable and does seem to help prevent my pelvis from wrecking itself.

Anti-spasm meds help a lot, and slapping on a salonpas makes the pain better too. I also notice that there are different types of SI pops for me. Some are small that only give me temporary relief, and others are the big massive pops that bring me significant relief (and freak out my husband). The interlocking your ankles and pulling your legs apart move I do a lot throughout the day when I’m working at my desk. But once I’m in bed, I lay on my side, and then do something similar to this (sans the door frame). That usually gives me the good pop I need to get me through the night.

All that being said, I have noticed my pain and SI joint problems are worse when I’m more sedentary. They improve when I start walking more. Core training and PT has never really been able to fix things for me better than simple walks in the park a few times a week.

Good luck.