Purpose: To diagnose patients with sacroiliac joint pain so that patients can be treated with the appropriate interventions.


1. SI Distraction
2. SI Compression
3. Thigh Thrust
4. Gaenslen’s (right)
5. Gaenslen’s (left)
6. Sacral Thrust


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1. Laslett M, et al. Diagnosing painful sacroiliac joints: A validity study of a McKenzie evaluation and sacroiliac provocation tests. Australian Journal of Physiotherapy. 2003; 49(2): 89-97.
2. Laslett M, et al. Diagnosis of sacroiliac joint pain: validity of individual provocation tests and composites of tests. Manual Therapy. 2005; 10(3): 207-18.

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