Lower back pain can be caused due to Sacroiliac joint syndrome. The sacroiliac joint or for short the SIJ is a complex mysterious joint. Therefore, even with very little movement in the joint itself, it has a very important function. The definition of SIJ syndrome is a malposition or restricted joint. Furthermore, some sources say that this can account to half of all lower back pain cases.
SIJ syndromes can be associated with the following:
This pain that you might experience is local pain. If it is a sprain or strain, it might be a sharp pain. Furthermore, pain is normally worsened by being weight-bearing, moving from sitting to standing.
A chiropractor can definitely treat this type of pain by doing the following:
- Spinal Manipulation therapy
- Soft tissue therapy that includes acupuncture, massage, fascia release and kinesiology taping.
- Home care: Ice Therapy, stretching and a short term use of anti-inflammation medication
- Core stability training
- Postural advice
In conclusion, the prognosis of this condition is very good. Due to the fact that most patients respond extremely well to conservative treatment.