Pelvic tilt

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A visual comparison between a neutral and anterior pelvic tilt and how it can affect height.

The concept of pelvic tilt in anatomy refers to the orientation of the pelvis in respect to the femurs it rests upon and in space. It can tilt in four basic directions.

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A hemihyperplasia patient demonstrating lateral pelvic tilt.
  • Left pelvic tilt is when the right side of the pelvis is elevated higher than the left side.
  • Right pelvic tilt is when the left side of the pelvis is elevated higher than the right side.

Balance

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