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

Rule:

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

Interpretation:

Screen Shot 2015-01-19 at 7.35.24 AM

Research:

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.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s