The Integrated Pelvis: A Functional Approach to Assessment, Treatment & Stabilisation of the Lumbo-

Suggested Reading List

This is a suggested list of interesting articles, rather than pre-requisite reading; 


Barker P et al (2004)        Tensile transmission across the lumbar fasciae in unembalmed cadavers. Spine, 29 (2): 129-138

Bussey M et al (2015)       Asymmetric pelvic bracing and altered kinematics in patients with posterior pelvic pain who present with postural muscle delay. Clin                                                 Biomech, 30 (71-77)

Cusi M et al, (2010)          The use of prolotherapy in the sacro-iliac joint.  Br.J.Sports Med.2010. 44: 100-104

Deindl F. et al (1994)        Pelvic floor activity patterns: comparison of nulliparous continent &  parous urinary stress incontinent women. British J.Urology, 73: 413-                                          417

De Groot M et al (2008)    The Active Straight Leg Raise in pregnant women: differences in muscle activity & force between patients & healthy individuals. Man Ther.                                         13: 68-74

Hides J. et al (2008)          Multifidus size & symmetry among chronic LBP & healthy asymptomatic subjects. Manual Therapy. 13 (1): 43-49

Hodges, P. (1999)             Is there a role for transversus abdominis in lumbo-pelvic stability? J. Manual Therapy. 4 (2): 74-86.

Hungerford, Gilleard       Evidence of altered lumbo-pelvic muscle recruitment in the presence of sacroiliac joint pain. Spine, 28, 1593-1600.

Hodges PW., (2003)         

Junginger et al (2009)       Effect of abdominal & pelvic floor tasks on muscle activity, abdominal pressure & bladder neck. Int Urogynecol J. Sept 09

Ko GD ET AL (2017)        Case series of ultrasound guided platelet rich plasma injections for Sacroiliac joint dysfunction. J. Back Musc. Rehab. 30: 363-370

Lee D & Vleeming A         The management of pelvic joint pain & dysfunction. Chapter 34 in (2004) Grieves Modern Manual Therapy: The vertebral column.                                                    Churchill LIvingstone, Edinburgh 2004: 495-506.

Murakami et al (2007)      Effect of periarticular & intraarticular lidocaine injections for Sacro-iliac joint pain: a prospective comparative study. J. Orthop. Sci 12: 274-280

Moseley GL et al (2002)   Deep & superficial fibres of lumbar multifidus muscle are differentially activate voluntary arm movements. Spine, 27: E29-36

O’Sullivan, P. et al. (2002)  Altered motor control strategies in subjects with SIJ pain during the Active straight leg raise test. Spine, 27 (1): E1-E8.

Richardson, C. et al. (2002) The relation between the transversus abdominus mms, SIJ mechanics, & low back pain. Spine, 27(4); 399-405

Sapsford R. (2004)           Rehabilitation of pelvic floor muscles utilizing trunk stabilisation. Manual therapy, 9 (1), 3-12.

Saunders et al (2018)       What’s old is new again: The Sacro-iliac joint as a cause of lateralizing Low Back Pain. Tomography. 4(2) 72-77

Saunders et al (2018)       A comparison of ultrasound guided PRP injection & Prolotherapy for mechanical dysfunction of the Sacroiliac joint. J. Prolotherapy. e992-                                           999

Shadmehr A et al (2012)  Changes in recruitment of pelvic stabilizer muscles on people with& without sacro-iliac joint pain during the ASLR test. J. Back Musculo-                                            skel Rehab. 25: 27-32

Stuge B, et al. (2004)        The efficacy of a treatment program focusing on specific stabilizing exercises for pelvic girdle pain after pregnancy. Spine, 29 (4), 351-                                            359.

Urquhart D et al, (2005)    Abdominal muscle recruitment during a range of voluntary exercises. J.Manual Therapy. 10 (2): 144-153

Vleeming, A. et al (1995)   A new light on low back pain.  2nd Int. World Congress on Low Back Pain:the integrated function of the Spine & SI joints. 1995. 149-168.

Willard, F. et al (1998)       The long posterior interosseous ligament & the sacrococcygeal plexus. 3rd Interdiscip. Congress Low Back & Pelvic Pain. 1995: 207-209.


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