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The Gillet’s Test is used to assess sacroiliac joint motion. This test is also called the Ipsilateral Posterior Rotation Test.
To perform this test the patient is in the standing position. To test the right sacroiliac joint, sit behind the patient and place the right thumb on the right PSIS, and the left thumb on the second sacral tubercle. In most individuals, this will result in your thumbs being at approximately the same level. Ask the patient to flex the hip and bring the knee towards the chest. Compare the movement of the right thumb relative to the left thumb.
Normal movement in the sacroiliac joint will result in the right thumb moving further inferior to the left. However, a complete loss of movement in the sacroiliac joint will result in both thumbs moving inferiorly and therefore remaining level. A partial loss of movement in the sacroiliac joint may be detected by comparing the extent of the PSIS inferior movement when the test is performed on the opposite side.
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