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Adductor Squeeze Test

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Other Names

  • Adductor Squeeze Test
  • Squeeze Test of the Hip


Demonstration of the Adductor Squeeze Test[1]
Demonstration of the Adductor Squeeze Test using the blood pressure cuff[2]
  • To evaluate the cause of a patients groin pain by recruiting the Adductor Muscles


  • The patient is supine
  • Hips flexed to 45° & knees flexed 90°
  • Examiner’s fist between knees
  • Patient squeezes fist with adduction
  • Positive test
    • Pain in anterior groin
    • Pubic origin site of adductor muscles


  • A blood pressure cuff can be used instead of the examiners hand to quantify the results



  • Unknown

See Also


  1. Image courtesy of Witchita PT on youtube: https://youtube/GwxrgZ_XgOU
  2. Kraeutler, Matthew J., et al. "A proposed algorithm for the treatment of core muscle injuries." Journal of Hip Preservation Surgery (2021).
Created by:
John Kiel on 10 April 2022 08:11:54
Last edited:
16 May 2023 17:17:31