SI Joint Pain (Sacroiliac Joint Pain)


 

How it feels

Low back pain is a broad category that covers a wide array of pain mechanisms and is often muscle pain.  SI joint pain is most often pain associated with the ligaments holding the Sacroiliac joint together, and feels like low back pain. 

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The SI joints connect the pelvic girdle (Ilium) to the end of the spine (Sacrum).  The SI joint is a tight joint with matching surfaces, bound together with strong anterior and posterior ligaments.  This joint is not designed for movement beyond cushioning and dampening the  impact from body motion.  If one leg is functionally shorter than the other, or more internally rotated because of hyperpronation, the SI joints may become exposed to pressure and torque that increase ligament tension.

Pregnancy often cause SI joint pain because pregnancy naturally relaxes the ligaments of the pelvic girdle contributing to pelvic instability. 

 



The Sacroiliac Joints are held together by two strong ligaments

How to eliminate the pain

SI Joint pain can be due to arthritic conditions and inflammation, so if you have SI joint pain, seeing a medical professional is a good idea.

If your chiropractor or osteopath can successfully manipulate (adjust) the SI joints to alleviate the pain, the problem is most likely positional and caused by poor posture.  Pain that returns fairly quickly after an adjustment, indicates unstable SI Joints from lax ligaments and weakened muscles or poor posture. 

Hyperpronation destabilizes the SI Joints by producing a functional short leg as well as causing the hips to rotate forward.   A change in the curve of the lower back (Lordosis) can cause more pressure on the SI joints.  To stabilize your pelvis, you need to stabilize your postural foundation.  That means reducing or eliminating hyperpronation.  Strengthening the muscles that contribute to stabilizing the SI joint may also be important. 

 

 

 

 

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Hyperpronation

If you hyperpronate, your arches drop from non-weight bearing (sitting with your feet on the ground) to weight bearing (standing).  When your arches drop, your ankles roll in and your heels lean in (evert) as illustrated in the picture.  Even a small amount of hyperpronation can cause Sacroiliac joint pain.

 


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