Tag: Sacroiliac pain:


The sacroiliac joint is the joint which connects the hip bone with the iliac bone on either side of the lumbar spine. When there is inflammation of this joint it is called Sacroiliitis. Pain is usually worse after staying in one position for any length of time. Moderate movement is actually helpful. Diseases that can […]

Most Sacroiliac Joints do not Hurt

As a Spine Surgeon,  I am constantly asked to find a surgical solution for various back complaints.  People come into the office with various test results including MRI’s,  CAT scans,  nerve tests and x-rays.  A certain percentage have already had surgery,  including lumbar spinal fusion,  and remain frustrated by the continued pain.  Lately,  I have […]