Fitzgerald , MD (Loyola University Chicago) received the Scott Nadler PASSOR Musculoskeletal Research Grant and will be conducting a clinical trial to determine the effectiveness of ultrasound guided posterior sacroiliac ligament
corticosteroid injection in pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain.
Additional posterior support is provided by the anterior and posterior sacroiliac ligaments
, along with the iliolumbar ligaments, which connect the transverse processes of the L5 vertebral body to the iliac crest.
the area forming the synovial joint) and the unique morphologic features created by the anterior and posterior sacroiliac ligaments
, but chiefly by the stout interosseous ligaments, stabilize the joint by strictly limiting planar (gliding) movement [36,38].