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procedure for Anterior innominate test

patient places unaffected foot forward then flexes at waist to touch toes. if rear foot stays flat then patient needs to step forward farther

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purpose of Anterior innominate test

looking for SI joint pain

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findings of Anterior innominate test

pain over SI joint

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procedure for Belt test

first patient stands and bends forward to touch toes (then comes back up). then Dr stands behind patient and braces pt hips with Dr hands and Dr places their hip against pt sacrum then pt bends forward to touch toes

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purpose of Belt test

to find pain in lumbar or sacral region

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findings of Belt test

if patient had pain in first part of test but not in second part that means SI/pelvis pain
if patient had pain in both first and second part that means lumbar pain

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procedure for Erichsen's test

patient lies prone and Dr compresses SI joints by applying pressure to PSIS's with thenars or thumbs

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purpose of Erichsen's test

to elicit pain in SI joint

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findings of Erichsen's test

pain in SI join

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procedure for Gaenslen's test

patient lies supine and Dr brings unaffected knee toward patient's chest while applying downward pressure on knee of affected side

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purpose of Gaenslen's test

looking for SI joint sprain or instability

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findings of Gaenslen's test

SI joint pain on side being tested

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procedure for Goldthwait's sign

patient lies supine while Dr places hand under patient's low back and palpates L5 and S1; then Dr elevates affected leg

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purpose of Goldthwait's sign

to see if there is any pain

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findings of Goldthwait's sign

if there is pain before L5 and S1 separate then means SI joint problem
if there is pain after L5 and S1 separate then means lumbar problem

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procedure for Hibb's test

patient lies prone and Dr flexes affected knee to 90 degrees then pushes the foot laterally

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purpose of Hibb's test

looking for SI lesion

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findings of HIbb's test

pain means positive for SI lesion

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procedure for Iliac compression test

patient lies on unaffected side (affected side up) and Dr pushes down on hip to compress the iliac crest

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purpose of Iliac compression test

looking for sprain of SI joint, SI joint inflammation, or subluxation

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findings of Iliac compression test

pain means positive

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procedure for Lewin Gaenslen test

patient lies on unaffected side and brings unaffected knee toward their chest, then Dr slowly hyper-extends the affected thigh

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purpose of Lewin Gaenslen test

looking for SI joint sprain or arthritis

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findings of Lewin Gaenslen test

SI joint pain on affected side

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procedure for Yeoman's test

patient lies prone, Dr bends knee of affected side to 90 degrees then places hand under that knee and lifts it off the table while applying pressure to same side sacrum with other hand

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purpose of Yeoman's test

looking for SI joint lesion, femoral nerve irritation, iliopsoas or rectus femoris muscle tightness

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findings of Yeoman's test

paint in SI joints and muscle tightness