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What are symptoms of sacroiliac joint dysfunction?

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Pain is often the main symptom, usually in the lower back and buttock and sometimes the back and upper leg.

Aches from SI joint dysfunction usually show up on one side of the body rather than both sides.

Low back and leg pain have many possible causes, so you’ll need to work with your doctor to figure out if your SI joint is the reason you hurt.

From: What Is Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction? WebMD Medical Reference

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Uptodate: "Musculoskeletal examination of the hip and groin."

Laslett, M. , 2008. Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy

Cohen, S. , published online Jan. 9, 2014. Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics

Steven Cohen, MD, professor of anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore; director, pain research, Walter Reed Hospital, Bethesda, MD.

Uptodate: "Evaluation of low back pain in adults.”

Chou, L. March 2004. Pain Medicine,

Tuite, M. , 2008. Seminars in Musculoskeletal Radiology

Chris Cornett, MD, medical director of physical and occupational therapy, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha.

Vanelderen, P. , September-October 2010. Pain Practice

Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler on December 17, 2017

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