Sacro-iliac Joint Dysfunction
Inflammation of one or both of your sacroiliac joints — situated where your lower spine and pelvis connect.
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS?
The pain associated with sacroiliitis most commonly occurs in the buttocks and lower back. It can also affect the legs, groin and even the feet. Sacroiliitis pain can be aggravated by:
- Prolonged standing
- Bearing more weight on one leg than the other
- Stair climbing
- Taking large strides
WHAT ARE THE CAUSES & RISK FACTORS?
Causes for sacroiliac joint dysfunction include:
- Traumatic injury.
- Infection. In rare cases, the sacroiliac joint can become infected.