Sacroiliac Joint Pain
Sacroiliac (SI) Joint pain can cause due to SI joint dysfunction or Sacroiliitis.
SI Joint Dysfunction:
SI joint dysfunction can occur when the joint becomes misaligned or loses its normal range of motion such as hypermobile or hypo mobile. This can cause pain, stiffness, and discomfort in the lower back, hips, buttocks, groin, and thighs. The pain may be sharp or dull and may be worse with certain movements or activities, such as standing, walking, or climbing stairs.
Sacroiliitis is inflammation of the sacroiliac joints, it also causes pain in the lower back and hips. The pain may be sharp or dull and may be accompanied by stiffness, swelling, and tenderness in the area around the joint.
The Sacroiliac joint
The sacroiliac joint is the joint between the sacrum and the iliac bones of the pelvis. The joint connects the spine to the pelvis and is responsible for transferring weight from the upper body to the lower body.
There are several potential causes of SI joint pain, including injury or trauma to the joint, inflammation, or degenerative changes due to aging. It can also be caused by pregnancy or childbirth, as the increased weight and stress on the joints can cause strain and inflammation.
Treatment for SI joint syndrome may include rest, physiotherapy, medications, and injections. In some cases, surgery may be necessary to repair or stabilize the joint. It is important to consult a doctor for an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment plan.
Common causes of SI joint pain can be:
Repetitive microtrauma or acute trauma, such as a fall on your buttock, sports practice, poor conditioning of muscles around the SI joint, etc.
Use ice packs and anti-inflammatory drugs to lessen the irritation. A sacroiliac belt can also be utilized if the sacroiliac joint is severely inflamed.
Strengthen your core and SI joint function to stabilize the SI joint.
Mobilizations, manipulation, and exercise therapy.
Core Stability Exercises.
Shockwave Therapy (ESWT).
Super Inductive System (SIS).
High-Intensity Laser Therapy.