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What causes SI joint pain?

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The pain starts when your SI joint gets inflamed. There are several reasons it could happen. You could hurt it when you play sports, fall down, or do an activity that gives the area a regular pounding, like jogging.

Uneven strides when you walk because one leg is longer than the other could be a cause of SI joint pain.

Sometimes pain starts when the ligaments that hold your SI joint together are damaged. Arthritis can also lead to the problem. SI joint pain may also start if you're pregnant.

SOURCES:

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

Cohen, S. Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics, January 2013.

UCLA Spine Center: "Sacroilac Joint Disease."

Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler on July 7, 2019

SOURCES:

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

Cohen, S. Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics, January 2013.

UCLA Spine Center: "Sacroilac Joint Disease."

Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler on July 7, 2019

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