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Resisted External Derotation Test

Aka: Resisted External Derotation Test
  1. See Also
    1. Hip Pain
    2. Hip Pain Causes
    3. Hip Exam
  2. Technique
    1. Patient lies supine on table
    2. Examiner passively flexes hip to 90 degrees and internally rotates hip
    3. Patient is asked to return leg to table against resistance
      1. Hip Extension against resistance and
      2. Hip external rotation against resistance
  3. Interpretation
    1. Positive Test: Patient experiences pain over lateral hip
      1. Consistent with Gluteal Tendinopathy
  4. References
    1. Chamberlain (2021) Am Fam Physician 103(2): 81-9 [PubMed]

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