SI Dysfunction: Diagnosis and Treatment

Des Moines, IA US
May 15, 2018


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Target Audience

IPTA Southwest District members, physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, students.


7 pm

Continuing Education Session: Diagnosis and Treatment for SI Dysfunction

Erin Gochenouer, PT, DPT
UnityPoint Health in Cedar Rapids

  • Recall the basic anatomy of the pelvic girdle.
  • Review basic components of SI examination.
  • Identify appropriate special tests for pain provocation of the SI joint.
  • Differentiate between types of SI dysfunction and effective treatment for each type.
  • Identify other structures that can mimic SI joint pain.
8 pm

IPTA Southwest District Meeting

If you have an item you'd like to add to the IPTA Business Meeting agenda, please email Juanita Robel at

9 pmAdjourn


Erin Gochenouer, PT, DPT
UnityPoint Health in Cedar Rapids

Dr. Gochenouer earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Iowa. She joined St. Luke's in 2010. Dr. Gochenouer is ASTYM® certified.

Relevant to the content of this CME activity, Dr. Gochenouer indicated she has no financial relationships with commercial interest companies to disclose.


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  • Laslett M, Aprill CN, McDonald B, Young SM. Diagnosis of Sacroiliac Joint Pain: Validity of individual provocation tests an composites of tests. Manual Therapy 2005; 10: 207-218.
  • Mulligan, BR. Manual Therapy: NAGS, SNAGS, MWMS etc. 2010
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/15/2018 - 7:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
05/15/2018 - 9:00pm CDT
Des Moines University
3200 Grand Avenue
Academic Center Lecture Hall 2
Des Moines, IA 50312
United States
+1 (515) 271-1596

Des Moines University is located on a 22-acre campus in the heart of Des Moines, Iowa. Just west of downtown on Grand Avenue, the University is located in one of Des Moines’ most prestigious neighborhoods. The campus is in a historic neighborhood filled with tree-lined streets and gracious older homes and businesses. Its central location makes it easy to access the rest of the city and outlying communities. The campus is close to the Des Moines International Airport, located on the bus line and just blocks from local shopping and downtown Des Moines.


Continuing Education Credit

Certificates of attendance will given for 1.0 continuing education contact hour.


No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity. 


Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Determination of educational content and the selection of speakers is the responsibility of the activity director. Firms providing financial support did not have input in these areas. The information provided at this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)


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