SI Joint MedicationSI Joint Medication

SI Joint Medication is the first step many people take in getting SI joint treatment. Obviously, your first resources will be anti-inflammatory pain-relievers like ibuprofen and naproxen. (You can use acetaminophen to treat pain, but it won’t treat inflammation.)

Not all SI Joint medications have to be ingested, though. Some people find SI joint solutions in using lidocaine patches (such as those made by LIDODERM). Lidocaine prevents the nerves from sending pain signals.

According to research findings, nearly a third of Americans with low back pain have either dealt with SI joint pain in the past or will have to deal with it in the future. Though the exact causes behind sacroiliac joint pain are still unknown, the medical industry is waking up to the fact that SI joint pain is a huge issue. Treatment options run the gamut, from non-invasive holistic approaches to painful surgeries that require weeks of bed rest.