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Hip Exam

Hip Adduction

January 1st, 2017


  • How to Assess

  • Ask the patient to adduct their hip (medially, into the midline), and then relax the joint as it is adducted passively.
  • Muscles Involved

  • Pectineus; adductor longus, brevis and magnus; gracilis, pectineus.
  • Normal Range of Motion

  • Active - 20°
  • Passive - 25°
  • Myotome

  • L2 / L3Obturator Nerve
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