Sacroiliac Syndrome

Pain from the sacroiliac joint is felt below the waist and slightly to the side of the spine at the top of the buttock. It may radiate to the hip or down the leg like sciatica but pain usually will not extend below the knee. Certain motions may produce a sharp stabbing sensation and sitting sometimes provides relief. Sacroiliac problems are commonly seen in a chiropractic office. We treat this condition with specific adjustments (manipulation) to correct the sacroiliac joint dysfunction. Ice applications may be helpful along with specific exercises to stretch and strengthen the lumbar and pelvic musculature.