In Functional Anatomy of the Pelvis and the Sacroiliac Joint author and respected bodywork specialist John Gibbons looks at one of the most important areas of the body: the pelvis and the sacroiliac joint. He takes readers on a fascinating journey of enlightenment, teaching us to recognize pain and dysfunctional patterns that arise from the pelvic girdle.
Gibbons addresses key issues such as:
- The walking/gait cycle and its relationship to the pelvis
- Leg length discrepancy and its relationship to the kinetic chain and the pelvis
- The laws of spinal mechanics
- The relationship of the hip joint, gluteal muscles, lumbar spine to the pelvis
- Sacroiliac joint screening
In addition, he provides step-by-step techniques to identify and correct a number of impaired patterns as well as functional exercises for the pelvis that promote recovery.
John Gibbons is a qualified and registered osteopath with the General Osteopathic Council, specialising in the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of sport-related injuries. John lectures in the field of sports medicine and physical therapy.