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Resisted Single Adductor Test

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Other Names

  • Resisted Single Adductor Test

Purpose

The resisted single adductor test[1]
  • To evaluate the cause of a patients groin pain

Description

  • The patient is in the supine position
  • Examiner’s hand on patient’s medial knee
    • Optional: The patient's hip can be flexed to 30° with knee extended
  • Patient adducts knee against resistance
  • Positive test
    • Pain in anterior groin
    • pubic pain at origin of adductor longus muscle at pubic crest

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

  1. Image courtesy of BJSM
Created by:
John Kiel on 10 April 2022 08:08:27
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16 May 2023 16:23:32
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