Dysfunction in the Sacroiliac Joint

Dysfunction in the sacroiliac joint (also called the SI joint) can produce significant lower back pain, as well as pelvic, groin, and hip pain. Sacroiliac joint dysfunction can be the result of too much motion, too little motion, or inflammation of the joint.

Several studies have found that 15% to 30% of low back pain comes from the sacroiliac joint. Women who’ve been pregnant have a higher risk for developing SI joint pain due to changes in the pelvis following pregnancy and childbirth. There is compelling evidence that those who have undergone a lumbar spinal fusion are at a heightened risk for SI joint pain.

Call or visit our office if you think you may be experiencing SI Joint Dysfunction.

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