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Pelvic belt effects on sacroiliac joint ligaments: a computational approach to understand therapeutic effects of pelvic belts.

@article{Sichting2014PelvicBE,
  title={Pelvic belt effects on sacroiliac joint ligaments: a computational approach to understand therapeutic effects of pelvic belts.},
  author={Freddy Sichting and Jerome Rossol and Odette Soisson and Stefan Klima and Thomas L. Milani and Niels Hammer},
  journal={Pain physician},
  year={2014},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={
          43-51
        }
}
BACKGROUND The sacroiliac joint is a widely described source of low back pain. Therapeutic approaches to relieve pain include the application of pelvic belts. However, the effects of pelvic belts on sacroiliac joint ligaments as potential pain generators are mostly unknown. OBJECTIVES The aim of our study was to analyze the influence of pelvic belts on ligament load by means of a computer model. STUDY DESIGN Experimental computer study using a finite element method. METHODS A computer… 

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