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Pelvic Position
(Part 2)

Posterior Pelvic Tilt 

(lose of lumbar lordosis)


Pelvic static postural assessment (Part 2)

Identify and help correct posterior pelvic tilt.

Posterior Pelvic Tilt 


Is when the back of the pelvis (PSIS*) drops in relation to the front of the pelvis (ASIS*). Posterior pelvic tilt is usually coupled with a flattened lumbar spine and can be linked to tight hamstrings 
(Kendall, McCreary and Prvance 1993). 
At-a-glance Summary
Possible Weak Muscles: Lumbar extensors, Core stabilisers: (transverse, multifidus, internal obliques & pelvic floor muscles), Hip flexors and Quadriceps. 
Possible Tight Muscles: Rectus abdominis, tight and weak Gluteus maximus, Hamstrings.
Good to know: People with a flattened lumbar spine (loss of lumbar lordosis) are more susceptible to disc irritation or disc damage due to an inability to support as much compressive loads.
*ASIS: Anterior Superior Iliac Spine). *PSIS: Posterior Superior Iliac Spine


All done, congratulations!