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Association between lumbopelvic pain and pelvic floor dysfunction in women: A cross sectional study.
- Sinéad Dufour, Brittany Vandyken, M-J Forget, C. Vandyken
- Musculoskeletal science & practice
- 1 April 2018
The findings corroborate and extend recent research supporting the hypothesis that a high proportion of pelvic floor muscle dysfunction is present among women with lumbopelvic pain. Expand
Predictors of Pelvic Floor Muscle Dysfunction Among Women With Lumbopelvic Pain.
- Alexzandra Keizer, Brittany Vandyken, +6 authors Sinéad Dufour
- Physical therapy
- 16 December 2019
Women who have lumbopelvic pain, uncontrollable urinary urgency, and central sensitization were, on average, 2 times more likely to test positive for pelvic floor muscle tenderness on palpation. Expand
Pelvic floor muscle tenderness on digital palpation among women: convergent validity with central sensitization.
- Brittany Vandyken, Alexzandra Keizer, C. Vandyken, L. Macedo, A. Kuspinar, Sinéad Dufour
- Brazilian journal of physical therapy
- 6 June 2020
PFM tenderness on digital palpation confirmed convergent validity with CSI scores, suggesting central pain mechanisms, and Clinicians may need to consider the role of centralPain mechanisms in their clinical decision making when treating PFM dysfunction. Expand