- Trendelenburg's test: This test is performed with the patient standing. The patient is asked to raise one leg; the test is positive if the hip on the raised side drops. A positive test suggests weakness of the abductors of the other hip.
- Ober's test for tight ITB
- Thomas test for tight hip flexors
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