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Special Tests of the Hip

TestDetects, Positive Sign
Apparent Leg Length Detects Lateral Pelvic Tilt +ve Difference In Measurements
True Leg Length Detects Leg length Discrepancies +ve Difference of more than 1cm
Thomas Test Hip Flexor Contracture (TFL, rec fem, iliopsoas) +ve Lower Leg lifts off the table when lying back
Trendelenburg's Test Detects hip instability +ve pelvis drops on opposite side to instability
Fulcrum Test Detects Femoral Shaft Stress Fracture +ve Apprehension, Pain in Groin or Thigh
Ant Acetabular Labral Tear Detects Ant Acetabular Labral Tear +ve Sharp, Catching Pain Depp in Groin
Fabers Test Detects Sacro Illiac Joint Disfunction +ve Pain, Muscle Spasm or Limited ROM
Hop Test Detects Femoral Shaft Stress Fracture +ve Reproduction of Pain
Nelatons Line Detects Hip Dislocation +ve Greater Trocanter above line from ASIS to Ischial Tuberosity
Percussion Test Detects Hip Stress Fracture +ve Hip/Groin Pain
Scouring test Detects Hip Joint Pathology +ve Pain or Crepitus
Created by: Joro