This article provides an overview of the structures that make up the pelvic girdle. It summarises the main joints, their functions and ranges of motion; the associated common injuries and red-flag signs; and the necessary tests allowing you to make an accurate diagnosis of your patient’s pain. This article has been extracted from chapter 9 of the authors’ book Advanced Osteopathic and Chiropractic Techniques for Manual Therapists. Login or register a free account below to access the contents, key points and discussion questions that accompany the article.