Thermotherapy can also be used by applying hot packs for a maximum of 20 minutes. 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.
Life events like pregnancy - during pregnancy, all the joints become loose and lax as part of the process. After the birth, what we're usually hoping is all of these joints will come back with their natural state and function like they should.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.