hip, sacroiliac (si) & leg pain
Your Sacroiliac, also knows as your SI joint, is located where your lower spine and pelvis merge together. Sacroiliitis can cause pain in your buttocks, lower back, and at times can extend down one or both legs. If you have a career or otherwise experience prolonged standing or stair climbing, this will aggravate the injured area and can cause the pain to worsen.
At times, sacroiliitis can be difficult to diagnose. Why? Well, it can be mistaken for other causes of low back pain. It has been linked to a group of diagnoses that cause inflammatory arthritis of the spine.
Let’s take a look at the causes that create Sacroiliac (SI joint) injuries….