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Hip examination

  1. Walk
  2. Inspect back and front
  3. Trendelenberg test
Lie supine
  1. Leg length, real and apparent
  2. Palpate for tenderness (femoral head, greater trochanter)
  3. Periferal pulses
  4. Thomas's test + flexion
  5. Internal, external rotation flexed
  6. Abduction, adduction
  7. Internal external rotation extended
Lie prone
  1. Palpate ischial tuberosity
  2. Extension