Research Library

Sacroiliac Joint Diagnosis and Management Evidence

Berthelot, J., Labat, J., Goff, B., Gouin, F., Maugars, Y. (2006) Provocative sacroiliac joint manoeuvres and sacroiliac joint block are unreliable for diagnosing sacroiliac joint pain. Joint Bone Spine, 73, 17-23.

Broadhurst, N., Bond, M. (1998) Pain provocation tests for the assessment of sacroiliac joint dysfunction. Journal of Spinal Disorders, 11, 341-345.

Buyruk, H., Stam, H., Snijders, C. (1999) Measurement of sacroiliac joint stiffness in peripartum pelvic pain patients with doppler imaging of vibrations. European Journal of Obstetrics Gynecology & Reproduction Biology, 83 (2), 159-163.

Damen, L., Buyruk, H., Snijders, C., Stam, H. (2002) The prognostic value of asymmetric laxity of the sacroiliac joints in pregnancy-related pelvic pain. Spine, 27 (24), 2820-2824.

Dreyfuss, P., Michaelsen, M., Pauza, K, McLary, J, Bogduk, N. (1996) The value of medical history and physical examination in diagnosing sacroiliac joint pain. Spine, 21, 2594-2602.

Freburger, J., Riddle, D. (2001) Using published evidence to guide the examination of the sacroiliac joint region. Physical Therapy, 81 (5), 1135-1143.

Hillermann, B., Gomes, A., Korporaal, C., Jackson, D. (2006) A pilot study comparing the effects of spinal manipulative therapy with those of extra-spinal manipulative therapy on quadriceps muscle strength. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, 29 (2), 145-149.

Holmgren, U, Waling, K. (2007) Inter-examiner reliability of four static palpation tests used for assessing pelvic dysfunction. Manual Therapy, [In Press].

Hungerford, B., Gilleard, W., Hodges, P. (2003) Evidence of altered lumbopelvic muscle recruitment in the presence of sacroiliac joint pain. Spine, 28 (14), 1593-1600.

Hungerford, B., Gilleard, W., Lee, D. (2004) Altered patterns of pelvic bone motion determined in subjects with posterior pelvic pain using skin markers. Clinical Biomechanics, 19, 456-464.

Kokmeyer, D., Van der Wurff, P., Aufdemkampe, G. (2002) The Reliability of multi-test regimens with sacroiliac pain provocation tests. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, 25 (1), 42-48.

Laslett, M., Young, S., Aprill, C., McDonald, B. (2003) Diagnosing painful sacroiliac joints: a validity study of a McKenzie evaluation and sacroiliac provocation tests. Australian Journal of Physiotherapy, 49 (2), 89-97.

Laslett, M., Aprill, C., McDonald, B., Young, S. (2005) Diagnosis of sacroiliac joint pain: validity of individual provocation tests and composites of tests. Manual Therapy, 10 (3), 207-218.

Maigne, J., Aivaliklis, A., Pfefer, F. (1996) Results of sacroiliac joint double block and value of sacroiliac pain provocation tests in 54 patients with low back pain. Spine, 21, 1889-1892.

Marshall, P., Murphy, B. (2006) The effect of sacroiliac joint manipulation on feed-forward activation times of the deep abdominal musculature. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, 29 (3), 196-202.

McGrath, C. (2006) Palpation of the sacroiliac joint: an anatomical and sensory challenge. International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine, 9, 103-107.

Mens, J., Vleeming, A., Snijders, C., Stam, H., Ginai, A. (1999) The active straight leg raise test and mobility of the pelvic joints. European Spine Journal, 8, 468-473.

Mens, J., Snijders, C., Stam, H. (2000) Diagonal trunk muscle exercises in peripartum pelvic pain: a randomized clinical trial. Physical Therapy, 80 (12), 1164-1173.

Mens, J., Vleeming, A., Snijders, C. (2001) Reliability and validity of the active straight leg raise test in posterior pelvic pain since pregnancy. Spine, 26, 1167-1171.

O’Sullivan, P., Beales, D., Beetham, J. (2002) Altered motor control strategies in subjects with sacroiliac joint pain during the active straight-leg-raise test. Spine, 27 (1), E1-E8.

Peace, S., Fryer, G. (2004) Methods used by members of the Australian osteopathic profession to assess the sacroiliac joint. Journal of Osteopathic Medicine, 7 (1), 25-32.

Pool-Goudzwaard, A., Van Dijke, G., Snijders, C. (2004) Contribution of pelvic floor muscles to stiffness of the pelvic ring. Clinical Biomechanics, 19 (6), 564-571.

Richardson, C., Snijders, C., Hides, J., Damen, L. (2002) The relation between the transverse abdominis muscles, sacroiliac joint mechanics, and low back pain. Spine, 27 (4), 399-405.

Riddle, D., Freburger, J. (2002) Evaluation of the presence of sacroiliac joint region dysfunction using a combination of tests: a multicenter intertester reliability study. Physical Therapy, 82 (8), 772-781.

Robinson, H, Brox, J, Robinson, R, Bjelland, E, Solem, S, Telje, T. (2007) The reliability of selected motion and pain provocation tests for the sacroiliac joint. Manual Therapy, 12, 72-79.

Schwarzer, A, Aprill, C, Bogduk, N. (1995) The sacroiliac joint in chronic low back pain. Spine, 20, 31-37.

Shearar, K., Colloca, C., White, H. (2005) A randomized clinical trial of manual versus mechanical force manipulation in the treatment of sacroiliac joint syndrome. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, 28 (7), 493-501.

Slipman, C., Sterenfeld, E., Chou, L., Herzog, R., Vresilovic, E. (1998) The predictive value of provocative sacroiliac joint stress manoeuvres in the diagnosis of sacroiliac joint syndrome. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 79, 288-292.

Snijders, C., Ribbers, M, de Bakker, H., Stoeckart, R., Stam, H. (1998) EMG recordings of abdominal and back muscles in various standing postures: validation of a biomechanical model on sacroiliac joint stability. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 8, 205-214.

Stuge, B., Veierod, M., Vollestad, N. (2004) The efficacy of a treatment program focusing on specific stabilizing exercises for pelvic girdle pain after pregnancy. Spine, 29 (10), E197-E203.

Stuge, B., Holm, I., Vollestad, N. (2006) To treat or not to treat postpartum pelvic girdle pain with stabilizing exercises? Manual Therapy, 11 (4), 337-343.

Suter E, McMorland G, Herzog W, Bray R. (1999) Decrease in quadriceps inhibition after sacroiliac joint manipulation in patients with anterior knee pain. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, 22 (3), 149-153.

Suter E, McMorland G, Herzog W, Bray R. (2000) Conservative lower back treatment reduces inhibition in knee-extensor muscles: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, 23 (2), 76-80.

Timgren, J., Soinila, S. (2006) Reversible pelvic asymmetry: an overlooked syndrome manifesting as scoliosis, apparent leg-length difference, and neurologic symptoms. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, 29 (7), 561-565.

Van der Wurff, P., Buijs, E., Groen, G. (2006a) Intensity mapping of pain referral areas in sacroiliac joint pain patients. Journal of Manipulative & Physiological Therapeutics, 29 (3), 190-195.

Van der Wurff, P, Buijs, E, Groen, G. (2006b) A multitest regimen of pain provocation tests as an aid to reduce unnecessary minimally invasive sacroiliac joint procedures. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 87, 10-14.