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Training Categorized: Abdominal Problems

In this article, we are going to cover:

  • The anatomy of the pelvis
  • Types of pelvic fractures
  • Pelvic fracture concerns
  • How to manage pelvic fractures

Anatomy of the Pelvis

            The pelvis is made from two bones. The bones join in the front at the symphysis pubis, and in the back with the sacrum, at the sacroiliac joints. This forms a ring, and typically when a ring breaks it will break in two places. The pelvis contains ligaments that help maintain the pelvic structure. These ligaments connect the sacrum to the iliac bones, the pubic bones to one another at the pubic symphysis, and the sacrum to the coccyx. Additionally, there is...