Stiffness felt in the hips and low back, especially after getting out of bed in the morning or after sitting still for a prolonged period.Depending on the cause of your pain, doctor may recommend: Pain relievers: If over-the-counter pain medications don't provide enough relief, your doctor may prescribe stronger versions of thesedrugs. Muscle relaxants: Medications such as cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril, Amrix) may help reduce the muscle spasms often associated with sacroiliitis. Thermotherapy can also be used by applying hot packs for a maximum of 20 minutes.
spondyloarthropathy, which includes ankylosing spondylitis, arthritis associated with psoriasis, and other rheumatologic diseases, such as lupus.Reducing inflammation in the SI-joint and increasing the flexibility of the lumbosacral spine and SI areas are the main goals of treatment. Give advice on proper lifting techniques involving the knees. Cryotherapy can be used to control the inflammation and pain. If the patient has a leg length discrepancy or an altered gait mechanism, the most reliable treatment would be to correct the underlying defect. Sacroiliitis is also a feature of spondyloarthropathies. In this case, this condition should also be treated.