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What Is Sacroiliitis?

Authored by Thao Allen, PA-C, MPAS. November 18, 2019

What is Sacroiliitis or Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Pain?

Are you experiencing unexplained pain in your low back, hip, groin, buttocks, and even down the back of the thigh? This pain and discomfort may worsen when standing up from a seated position, walking up an incline, prolonged sitting or walking, or twisting.

If this sounds familiar, tune in as Physician Assistant Thao Allen breaks down a commonly overlooked source of pain: ‘sacroiliitis’ or sacroiliac (SI) joint pain. Learn about modern nonsurgical and minimally invasive surgical options to overcome this pain and discomfort.



Virginia Spine Institute’s reputation is unmatched as a world-renowned luxury destination in spinal healthcare, dedicated to providing an elevated level of concierge care for those suffering from neck and back conditions. For three decades, their proven methods have led them to dramatically improving the quality of life for over 100,000 patients, from 32 countries.


People seek care from Virginia Spine Institute because of their elite team of board-certified spine-specialized physicians offering unique approaches to safe and effective back and neck pain relief. As one of the few centers that begin treatment with non-surgical options before recommending surgery, 90% of their patients get better without spine surgery. Through a comprehensive model, Virginia Spine Institute is able to offer regenerative medicine, non-operative treatments, minimally-invasive spine surgery, and physical therapy through their team of spine specialists.


The team’s dedication to detail and patient success is a shining light in the field of spinal healthcare. As pioneers and leaders in this field, they have also accomplished many of the world’s firsts in spine surgery by using modern treatments and cutting-edge technology not offered anywhere else.

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Thao Allen, PA-C, MPAS, Physician Assistant

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