Case Report

The conservative treatment of pain in the sacroiliac region during pregnancy: A case study

T. E. Paulsen
South African Journal of Physiotherapy | Vol 49, No 1 | a688 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajp.v49i1.688 | © 2018 T. E. Paulsen | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 25 September 2018 | Published: 28 February 1993

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T. E. Paulsen, Department of Physiotherapy, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

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Abstract

A case study of a pregnant woman complaining of pain in the left sacroiliac area is presented. In a field where differences of opinion between authorities are common, the importance of clinical presentation and assessment is stressed. The selection of techniques is discussed highlighting some of the implications of treating the sacroiliac joint (SIJ) during pregnancy.


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