An Essential Guide to Treating Sacroiliac Pain

Sacroiliac Pain is filled with information for clinicians, and for patients dealing with sacroiliac joint dysfunction and pelvic pain, which especially affects women during pregnancy and postpartum. The book first provides background on recognizing sacroiliac pain. Topics include:

  • Common causes of sacroiliac pain
  • Muscles, joints, and ligaments that are often involved
  • How pain and fear of movement results in decreased function and increased pain

The second section is dedicated to the Pelvic Girdle Musculoskeletal Method and provides step-by-step instructions for the exercises with supporting video links.
This section also includes:

  • Additional stretching exercises
  • Instruction on breathing as well as its importance in relaxation and pain management
  • Tips on beginning a walking program and progression to other forms of exercise

The third section provides additional education regarding use of a sacroiliac belt and other frequently asked questions. An exercise planner is also included for logging workouts, offering everything needed to improve function and wellness. This book has a strong holistic philosophy and encourages choices toward living a healthy life.


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"This book provides very thorough information for the individual with sacroiliac pain. It includes detailed explanations and images of anatomy as well as appropriate exercises, including modifications."

– Laurie, Physical Therapist

"This is a well-designed book and an easy read. You can almost hear Dr. Deb Riczo’s calm and encouraging voice through the pages. I believe this is an excellent tool for postpartum mothers who cannot necessarily find the time to come to physical therapy appointments regularly."

– Elizabeth, Physical Therapist

About the author

Deborah B. Riczo, PT, DPT, MEd, is a doctor of physical therapy and has been practicing for more than 37 years. While in clinical practice at Metrohealth Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio, she developed a simplified method to evaluate and treat sacroiliac/pelvic girdle pain, in which she is a leading expert. In 2011, Deborah founded Riczo Health Education. She speaks nationally on sacroiliac dysfunction and teaches physical therapy students at the doctoral level.

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