pelvic girdle


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pelvic girdle

[′pel·vik ¦gərd·əl]
(anatomy)
The system of bones supporting the lower limbs, or the hindlimbs, of vertebrates.
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Diagnosis and classification of pelvic girdle pain disorders-Part 1: A mechanism based approach within a biopsychosocial framework.
Prevalence data among 3482 women, and prediction of low-back pain, pelvic girdle pain and depression.
The Pelvic Girdle of the Australian Aborigine; Sex Differences and Sex Determination.
The chapter structure is systematic: The Skeletal System and Its Movements, The Muscular System, The Spine, The Pelvic Girdle and Hip Joint, The Knee and Patellofemoral Joints, The Ankle and Foot, The Upper Extremity, and Analysis of Human Movement.
The cranium, synarcual, scapulacoracoid, and pelvic girdle structures were described based on their form, location, and dimensions, using terminology used by Nishida (1985, 1990) & Miyake.
Pregnancy related pelvic girdle pain (PPGP) is a common musculoskeletal condition with a prevalence ranging from 23% to 33% in New Zealand and Australia (Ashby & Johnson, 2015, Pierce, Homer, Dahlen, & King, 2012).
Pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain and pregnancy-related low back pain are two different patterns of LBP during pregnancy, although, a small group of females suffer from combined pain.
Others support the theory that the hormone relaxin which affects the ligaments of the pelvic girdle as the cause of low back pain even this also has not been shown by researchers as a cause of low back pain in pregnant women (Vleeming, Albert, Ostgaad, Sturesson, & Stuge, 2008).
Comparison between the effect of lumbopelvic belt and home based pelvic stabilizing exercise on pregnant women with pelvic girdle pain; a randomized controlled trial.
Many, if not most, defensive firearms programs these days emphasize three points of aim on deadly human opponents: center chest, brain and pelvic girdle. However, the last one, the pelvic girdle, has come under fire from some quarters as not being effective.
(14) Bellamy and Barkham examined 17 patients with pelvic girdle abscesses and determined S.
The basis of the core is the pelvic girdle, the muscles around the hips, which Camara likened to a building foundation.