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Hip Exam

Hip Flexion

January 1st, 2017


  • How to Assess

  • Ask the patient to extend their hip (forward), and then relax the joint as it is flexed passively.
  • Muscles Involved

  • Iliacus, psoas major and minor, rectus femoris, sartorius, tensor fascia lata, pectineus, gracilis.
  • Normal Range of Motion

  • Active - 120°
  • Passive - 125°
  • Myotome

  • L2-L4Femoral nerve
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