Monday, January 28, 2013

Distraction Test

Patient/Therapist Position: Patient positioned supine resting on the table. Therapist is positioned on either side of the table. Therapist places hands on ASIS bilaterally in crisscrossed placement.

Procedure: Therapist applies direct downward and lateral force.

Interpretation: + with local SI Joint pain on suspected side

Statistics: Sensitivity .60, Specificity .81, +LR 3.20, -LR .49

 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

 Laslett M., et al, :Diagnosis of Sacroiliac Joint Pain: Validity of individual provocation tests and composites of tests. Manual Therapy 10 (2005) 207–218



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