What Causes Sacroiliac Pain?
A variety of underlying conditions could cause pain and stiffness in the sacroiliac joint. Some of the most common are:
- Hip injury, or fractures
- Hip arthritis
- Prior hip or spine surgeries
What Are The Symptoms of Sacroiliac Pain?
Ultimately the main symptom of an issue with your sacroiliac joint is hip pain. Outside of that, they may also include any of the following:
- Immobility in your hips and legs
- Weakness in your legs and hips
- Pain worsening over time
What Are My Treatment Options for Sacroiliac Pain?
When seeking long term relief from sacroiliac/hip pain, it’s important to seek advice from a healthcare professional to ensure proper diagnosis and treatment.
This could include, but is not limited to, any of the following:
- Physical therapy
- Pain medication
- Sacroiliac joint injections
- Sacroiliac joint fusion
- Hip replacement surgery, in some cases
Reach out to the offices of Craig Callewart, M.D., P.A., to have an expert develop a custom treatment plan for you.
Frequently Asked Questions About Sacroiliac Pain
1. What aggravates sacroiliac pain?
Your hip pain can be increased by high impact activities, like running, labor intensive jobs and heavy lifting.