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SI Joint Pain
There are two sacroiliac joints in your lower back, and they sit on each side of your spine in the buttock area. They carry your upper body's weight when you stand or walk and shift that load to your legs.
Pain from the SI joint could be dull or sharp. It starts at the SI joint, can move to the buttocks, thighs, groin, or upper back. About 15%-30% of patients with Low Back pain have a problem with the SI joint.
Causes of SI Joint Pain
There are several causes for SI joint pain including:
- Sports injuries,
- Hip joint pain,
- Different leg lengths,
- Spinal fusion,
Learn more about sacroiliac joint pain by watching an educational video.