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1

List all the sacroiliac compression tests.

1. Gillet’s test
2. Thigh Thrust
3. Gaenslen’s test
4. Long sitting
5. Goldthwaits test
6. Sidelying iliac compression test
7. Supine iliac gapping
8. Standing forward bend test

2

What is the criteria for diagnosing SI dysfunction?

Pt must have 3/6 (+) tests: Sacral thrust, thigh thrust, distraction test, compression test, ganenslen’s test (both sides)
OR
Pt must have 2/5 (+) tests: Sacral thrust, thigh thrust, distraction test, compression test

3

A therapist is using the forward bend test to assess for SIJ dysfunction. What would a positive test entail?

PSIS that moves sooner/farther is hypomobile

4

During supine long sit test, how would the leg present while in supine and upon sitting for anterior innominate rotation?

In supine the leg would be Longer.

Upon sitting the leg would be shorter.

5

A positive gapping test would indicate a sprain of which ligaments.

Sprain of anterior sacroiliac ligaments

6

A positive compression (squish) test would indicate a sprain of what ligaments?

Posterior sacroiliac ligaments