Pelvic pain during pregnancy is associated with asymmetric laxity of the sacroiliac joints.

@article{Damen2001PelvicPD,
  title={Pelvic pain during pregnancy is associated with asymmetric laxity of the sacroiliac joints.},
  author={L{\'e}onie Damen and H Muzaffer Buyruk and F{\"u}sun G{\"u}ler-Uysal and Frederik K. Lotgering and C. J. Snijders and Hendrik J. Stam},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  year={2001},
  volume={80 11},
  pages={1019-24}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the association between pregnancy-related pelvic pain (PRPP) and sacroiliac joint (SIJ) laxity. METHODS A cross-sectional analysis was performed in a group of 163 women, 73 with moderate or severe (PRPP+) and 90 with no or mild (PRPP-) PRPP at 36 weeks of pregnancy. SIJ laxity was measured by means of Doppler imaging of vibrations in threshold units (TU). Pain, clinical signs and disability were assessed with visual analog scale (VAS… CONTINUE READING
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