Sacroiliac joint pain explained with treatment, rehabilitation, exercises and more. The Sacroiliac joint is located at the bottom and treatment sacroiliac joint pain to the side of the back. They can become inflamed and painful.
We explain the condition including symptoms and treatment. In addition we describe how a sacroiliac support belt can help relieve symptoms. Sacroiliac joint pain is usually located either to the left or right of the lower back although patients sometimes described it as a band of pain across the lower back. Pain can range from an ache to a sharp pain which can restrict movement.
Sacroiliac joint pain may radiate out into your buttocks and low back and will often radiate to the front into the groin and occasionally testicles. Stiffness in the lower back when getting up after sitting for long periods and when getting up from bed in the morning is also common. Read more on sacroiliac symptoms and diagnosis. What is Sacroiliac joint injury?
The Sacroiliac joints are located at the very bottom of the back, one either side of the spine and help make up the rear part of the pelvic girdle. SIJ dysfunction is a term which is commonly used when talking about sacroiliac injuries. In other words, the joint can become ‘locked’ or be too mobile. This leads to problems with surrounding tissues such as ligaments and muscles causing a wide range of symptoms throughout the lower back and buttocks.