When your lower back starts aching after standing up from the sitting position, it might be due to SI joint pain. You need to go under a suitable treatment before the pain gets the best of you. SI joint also known as sacroiliac joint sit on each side of the spine. Their job is to shift the load of the upper body to the lower legs.
The common reasons behind SI pain can be sports injuries; however, there is two main reasons accounted for this health condition:
Hypermobility: The pain is felt in the lower back and can even be transferred to the groin area.
Hypomobility: This pain rules just one side of the buttocks and usually stays above the leg.
The pain often feels like the dull or sharp pain that tends to move up to the thighs and upper back. Sometimes even standing triggers the pain and continues to one side of the body.
At Alignment Chiropractic, P.C, we will first diagnose the health condition and will proceed towards a proper treatment. The typical treatments of sacroiliac joint include:
- Ice, heat, and rest
- Chiropractic manipulation
- Supports or braces
- Physical therapy and exercise
- Sacroiliac joint infections
Regardless of the severity of the health condition, the patient is treated under the most relaxed environment.