Bilaterally Flexed Sacrum Muscle Energy

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Bilaterally Flexed Sacrum Muscle Energy

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Recall Diagnosing the Sacrum

Steps for Treatment:

  1. Patient is prone 
  2. Monitor both sacral sulci with one finger in each sulci
  3. ABduct and internally rotate both hips until motion is felt at the sacral sulcus
  4. Place the heel of the caudad hand on both ILAs
  5. Place the cephalad hand atop the caudad hand
  6. Tell patient to inhale deeply and increase anterior pressure on ILAs
  7. Maintain pressure during exhalation (this resists sacral flexion)
  8. Repeat 5-7 times and end with a passive stretch
  9. Reassess

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