II. Exam: Hip Adduction Test (Adductor Squeeze Test)
Hip flexed at 45 degrees for one test, then 90 degrees for second test
Examiner places fist between the patients knees
Patient adducts both hips to compress the examiners fist
III. Exam: Single Hip Adductor Test
Hip flexed to 30 degrees passively
Patient resists adduction against resistance
IV. Exam: Bilateral Hip Adductor Test
Patient flexes hips to 30 degrees, with slight abduction and leg internal rotation
Patient adducts both hips against examiner's resistance
Positive if pain on resistance
Schleihauf (2019) Crit Dec Emerg Med 33(5): 19-28
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