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Sacroiliac Joints

The sacroiliac joints form the junctions between the spine and each side of the pelvis. Like the vertebrae in the lower back (lumbosacral region), the sacroiliac joints bear the weight and stress of the torso, which makes them susceptible to injury.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerRobert B. Keller, MD - Orthopedics
Last RevisedDecember 14, 2011

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Last Updated: December 14, 2011
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