II. Exam: Normal Hip Range of Motion

  1. Patient supine
    1. Hip flexion: 110 to 120 degrees
    2. Hip abduction: 30 to 50 degrees
    3. Hip adduction: 20-30 degrees
  2. Patient in lateral decubitus position
    1. Hip extension: 10 to 15 degrees
  3. Patient sitting or supine with hip flexed to 90 degrees and knee flexed to 90 degrees
    1. Hip external rotation (lateral): 40 to 60 degrees
    2. Hip internal rotation (medial): 30 to 40 degrees
  4. Images
    1. OrthoHipRomExt.jpg
    2. OrthoHipROMABduct.jpg
    3. OrthoHipRomADduct.jpg
    4. OrthoHipRomIntRotAndExtRot.jpg

III. Interpretation

  1. Pain on hip passive range of motion
    1. Septic Arthritis
    2. Transient Synovitis
  2. Limited Hip Range of Motion
    1. Loose Hip Joint bodies
    2. Hip chondral lesion
    3. Osteoarthritis
    4. Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease
    5. Hip Avascular Necrosis (osteonecrosis)

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Related Studies

Ontology: Hip joint - range of movement (C0576002)

Definition (NOC) Active range of motion of the hip with self-initiated movement
Concepts Finding (T033)
SnomedCT 299238003
English Joint Movement: Hip, hips motion range, hip joint movement range, hip range of motion, range of motion hip, Hip joint - range of movement, Hip joint - range of movement (observable entity), Hip range of motion, Joint movement: hip
Spanish articulación de la cadera - amplitud de movimiento (entidad observable), articulación de la cadera - amplitud de movimiento, articulacón de la cadera - rango de movimiento, articulación de la cadera - rango de movimiento