Force on the sacrococcygeal and ischial areas during posterior pelvic tilt in seated posture.

@article{Kemmoku2013ForceOT,
  title={Force on the sacrococcygeal and ischial areas during posterior pelvic tilt in seated posture.},
  author={Taro Kemmoku and Katsuro Furumachi and Tadashi Shimamura},
  journal={Prosthetics and orthotics international},
  year={2013},
  volume={37 4},
  pages={282-8}
}
BACKGROUND Most posture problems encountered in persons who use wheelchairs in a seated posture for extended periods are related to sacral sitting due to posterior pelvic tilt. Posterior pelvic tilt places pressure and shearing force on the sacrococcygeal area that can lead to pressure ulcers, but the relationship between pelvic tilt and force applied to the sacrococcygeal and ischial tuberosity areas has not yet been investigated. OBJECTIVE To investigate the relationships of posterior… CONTINUE READING

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