Counter Nutation

Counter-nutation - posterior rotation of sacrum relative to ilium, and/or anterior rotation of ilium relative to sacrum.
  • The pelvic floor muscles are examples of muscle that may counter-nutate the sacrum.
[caption id="attachment_126335" align="aligncenter" width="400"]Nutation and Counter-nutation of the Sacroiliac Joint Nutation and Counter-nutation of the Sacroiliac Joint[/caption]  

Related Terms

  • Sacroiliac joint dysfunction
  • Pelvic floor muscles
  • Sacroiliitis


  • Counter-nutation of the sacroiliac joint
  • Posterior pelvic tilt
  • Anterior pelvic tilt
  • counter-nutate
  • counternutation
  • counternutate
  • Counter-nutation