This is a wonderful article for clinicians. It discusses the component parts of a commonly used therapist’s examination for the region and highlights the science behind it. A very sound clinical read.
Assessing lateral stability of the hip and pelvis
Grimaldi, Alison, 2011
Hip abductor function is important in lower limb function. This article discusses the normal clinical exmination process including observation, muscle bulk, single leg tests and imaging. It concludes that examination should be based on tests grouped together rather than in isolation.
- Manual Therapy 16 (2011) 26-32.