A 27-year-old female asked:
Having lower back pain and pain in hips and legs. Primarily left hip/leg. What could be the cause of this?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Randolph Rosarion answered
27 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Most likely: Musculoskeletal, such as a sacroiliac joint disorder. The sacral bones are below your lumbar or lower back vertebrae and they connect on each side to the pelvic bones. They are held together by very strong ligaments and not much movement occurs there, except at the hips and lumbar spine area, placing a lot of stress at the si joint. Pregnancy due to hormones can also increase stress there.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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