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Posterior Rim Impingement Test

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Other Names

  • Posterior Rim Impingement Test

Purpose

  • To evaluate the hip for signs of FAI/ impingement

Description

  • The patient is in the supine position
  • Patient at edge of table with opposite leg held in flexion
  • Affected side hanging freely in full extension off of table
  • Affected hip then ABER while extended
    • This approximates femoral neck & posterior acetabular wall congruence
  • Positive test
    • Hip pain
    • Anterior instability
    • Apprehension to further external rotation

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

Created by:
John Kiel on 10 April 2022 07:47:40
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10 April 2022 07:52:34
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