In human anatomy, the pelvis (plural pelves or pelvises) is either the lower part of the trunk, between the abdomen and the thighs (sometimes also called pelvic region of the trunk), or the skeleton embedded in it (sometimes also called bony pelvis, or pelvic skeleton).The pelvic region of the trunk includes the bony pelvis, the pelvic cavity (the space enclosed by the bony pelvis), the pelvic floor, below the pelvic cavity, and the perineum, below the pelvic floor. The pelvic skeleton is formed in the area of the back, by the sacrum and the coccyx and anteriorly and to the left and right sides, by a pair of hip bones. The two hip bones connect the spine with the lower limbs.
Posts about Pelvis
  • What Are Some Common Personal Injuries?

    … still cause serious pain and disruption to a victim’s life. Both broken bones and soft tissue injuries can do just that. First, damage to any bone, muscle, tendon, or ligament can be immediately painful and the pain can persist for an extended period of time. In addition, any type of fracture, sprain, or strain can inhibit movement and abilities…

    Gabriel Levin/ 14 readers -
  • $100,000 Policy Limit for an Injured Passenger

    … negotiating with all the parties involved for a desirable outcome. Through their knowledgeable and aggressive approach to recover fair compensation for this woman’s injuries, future recovery, and her pain and suffering, the attorneys with Staver Law Group reached a $100,000 policy limit settlement. The outcome of an individual case depends…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 13 readers -
  • $38 Million Verdict for Bicyclist Hit by Valet Driver

    … We are proud to announce that today a jury awarded our client a $38 million verdict, after he was hit on his bicycle by a valet driver using an illegal shortcut to cross a one-way street in downtown Seattle. The valet driver’s company, Standard Parking, knew that its drivers were regularly taking the shortcut despite complaints, and turned…

    Luvera Law Firm- 18 readers -
  • Top 5 St. Louis Car Accident FAQs

    … the most common injuries that occur in auto accidents: Muscle and tendon sprains, strains, and tears Dislocated joints in shoulders, hips, pelvis, and knees Severe cuts and lacerations, including limb amputation Severe burns and abrasions Bruised or broken bones, particularly leg, pelvic, rib, and shoulder fractures Head injuries…

    Bruning Legal- 27 readers -
  • 2 Share $1.7 Million Award – Radiology Medicare Fraud

    … prescription from a treating physician, it also must be medically necessary. According to Miller, Rose had a practice of adding tests even if they were not necessary. For example, she claims that the company had a protocol that said anyone coming in for an MRA of the lower pelvis would also receive an MRA of the abdomen and aorta regardless of what…

    Due Diligence- 17 readers -
  • Birth Injuries Caused by Vacuum-Assisted Delivery

    … the following: Ventouse Delivery Clinical guidelines do not recommend vacuum extraction before 34 gestational weeks. The baby should not be too large to fit through the mother’s pelvis. The head of the baby should not be too far in the birth canal. The baby should not need to be repositioned for a proper delivery. The mother needs…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 29 readers -
  • Feds Examine Portable X-Ray Services (Medicare Fraud Whistleblower)

    … services including skeletal films of arms, legs, pelvis, spine, skull, chest, and abdomen, as well as electrocardiograms and mammograms. Medicare Part B pays for all services related to the portable x-ray, including transportation of the x-ray equipment to the patient’s residence or nursing home. Interpretation of the results is also included…

    Due Diligence- 21 readers -
  • Most Common Auto Accident Injuries

    … distress following a car accident is also common. People most often drive or ride in a car with friends and family members. Serious car crashes can leave emotional scars on those who suffered serious injuries as well as those who witnessed them. Counseling and treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder and similar psychological injuries is fairly…

    Gabriel Levin/ 25 readers -
  • Understanding Minimum Liability Insurance

    … in a taxicab accident with a driver who ran a red light, was speeding, and using a cellphone; the serious crash resulted in extensive physical injuries including a crushed pelvis, torn tendons, and broken bones.6 This accident has created a move towards changing the minimum amount of insurance coverage for cabs. The St. Louis Metropolitan Taxicab…

    Bruning Legal- 12 readers -
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