Exercise is usually better for relieving sciatic pain than bed rest. You can rest for a day or two after their sciatic pain flares up, but after that time period, inactivity will usually make the pain worse. Try out these moves to get you back in action!
There are numerous exercises to help stretch your sacroiliac joint, bird dog, cobra, triangle and bridge are some of the best! If you are feeling pain in your lower back stretch and read more to see if you can pinpoint your pain in your SI joint here: http://www.braceability.com/blog/sacroiliac-joint-pain-exercises/