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Anterior Hip Impingement Test

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Other Names

  • Hip Impingement Test

Purpose

Demonstration of the anterior hip impingement test[1]

Description

  • The patient is supine
  • Examiner flexes the patient's hip to 90°, then places the hip in about 25° adduction
  • Examiner then medially rotates the hip to end range.
  • Positive test
    • Reproduction of pain, especially if anterior.

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

  1. Philippon, Marc J., Jorge Chahla, and Karen Briggs. "3 Association Between Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear and Femoroacetabular Impingement." The Anterior Cruciate Ligament: Reconstruction and Basic Science E-Book (2017): 11.
Created by:
John Kiel on 8 September 2020 16:50:15
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24 March 2023 07:30:17
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