In medicine, physiotherapy, and chiropractic, the hip examination, or hip exam, is undertaken when a patient has a complaint of hip pain and/or signs and/or symptoms suggestive of hip joint pathology. It is a physical examination maneuver.
The hip examination, like all examinations of the joints, is typically divided into the following sections:
- Special maneuvers
The middle three steps are often remembered with the saying look, feel, move.
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