Understanding the orthotic management of Pelvic Girdle Pain (open online course)

Event details

Open access for unlimited time
Free access

Course – online

Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP) is a common disease that can affect different groups of general population. It is the main source of pain in up to 30% of low back pain sufferers, being also common during pregnancy with up to 50% of pregnant women suffering this kind of pain.

The use of sacroiliac braces to provide stability to the pelvic joints can be an excellent complement to the “hands-on” treatment and a useful therapeutical tool for physiotherapists to manage their PGP patients.

Learning outcomes

This course provides an opportunity to learn about:

  • Causes of Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP)
  • SacroIliac brace treatment options, advantages and disadvantages, and indications
  • How to perform an Active Straight Leg Raise (ASLR) Test to assess sacroiliac and pelvic girdle pain
  • How to perform a Functional Test when negative ASLR test
  • Sacroiliac brace fitting procedure
  • Result on effectiveness of sacroiliac brace for PGP management
  • Demonstration of brace fitting by patients


Target audience

The course is suitable for physiotherapists, manual therapists, midwives, and other health care professionals involved in the management of Pelvic Girdle Pain in general population, sports men and women or pregnant women.

For further information and to sign up for the course please follow the link: http://onlinetraining-spinecor.talentlms.com/catalog/info/id:147,cms_fe…