Orthopedics Book



Long-Stride Walking Test

Aka: Long-Stride Walking Test
  1. See Also
    1. Hip Pain
    2. Hip Pain Causes
    3. Hip Exam
  2. Technique
    1. Patient stands with hips facing forwards
    2. Patient takes a long step onto the unaffected side (narrows the Ischiofemoral Space)
  3. Interpretation
    1. Positive if long step onto unaffected foot provokes Posterior Hip Pain and Sciatica in the affected hip
    2. Suggests Ischiofemoral Impingement Syndrome
  4. Efficacy: Ischiofemoral Impingement Syndrome
    1. Test Sensitivity: 94%
    2. Test Specificity: 85%
  5. References
    1. Chamberlain (2021) Am Fam Physician 103(2): 81-9 [PubMed]

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