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The Sacroiliac Joint

29/06/2017 by Naomi Miller, Equinox Balance, www.equinoxbalance.com.au

The sacroiliac joint is often considered a potential culprit in cases of vague hind limb lameness or suspected pain in the back or hindquarters. Why is the finger so often pointed at this joint? And, why is it so difficult to pin down as a primary factor in impaired performance? 

Although sacroiliac disease is considered a major cause of loss of performance, little is known about the biomechanics of movement of the sacroiliac joint1.