Monday, January 28, 2013

Compression Test

Patient/Therapist Position: Patient positioned sideline (suspected side up), hips flexed at 60 degrees, knees flexed at 90 degrees. Therapist is positioned behind the patient and places both hands on ilium.

Procedure: Therapist applies direct force in downward and anterior direction at the same time.

Interpretation: + with local SI Joint pain on suspected side

Statistics: Sensitivity .69, Specificity .93, +LR 1.37, -LR .46  

  


References:
  
   Szadek, K et al, : Diagnostic Validity of Criteria for Sacroiliac Joint Pain: A Systematic Review. The Journal of Pain, Vol 10, No 4 (April), 2009: pp 354-368 

  Ozgocmen s. et al, : The value of sacroiliac pain provocation tests in early active sacroiliitis. Clin Rheumatol (2008) 27:1275–1282 DOI 10.1007/s10067-008 0907-z
 

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