Sacro-iliac Syndrome or Sacroiliitis
- We speak here of acute or chronic pain, dull, deep, often on one side, directly at the level of the joint.
- The onset of pain can also be sudden, but often it appears insidiously.
- 50 to 60% of the chronic low back pain, that is to say that last a long time, would be connected to this articulation.
- Joint stiffness.
- Lack of movement, blocked joint.
- Inflammation and / or stretching of the ligaments surrounding the joint.
1. Ensure that there is no greater problem, some forms of arthritis can affect this joint.
2. X-rays may be necessary to eliminate any underlying problem other than a lack of mobility.
- Decreased inflammation with ice (20 minutes / 2 hours) and complementary therapies such as neurocryotherapy
- The manipulations prove to be the treatment of choice for this condition in order to restore all the mobility to this articulation.
- Soft tissue work (Active Release Techniques and Graston)
- Kinesio Taping
- Exercises of bending and stretching muscles of the thighs, buttocks and back.
- Exercises to strengthen and stabilize the region
- Drugs (anti-inflammatory) as needed
- Cortisone injections as needed
- In the case of an acute ligamentous sprain of this region, an orthopedic support (lumbar belt) for a short period may prove effective.
- Variable according to the intensity, the duration of implantation before the beginning of treatments and the number of preceding episodes.
- On average, 6 to 8 weeks.