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inspection of the hip include?
signs of recent or past trauma
lordotic lumbar curve
leg length
What are 3 common conditions of the hip?
flexion contracture-
retroversion of the femoral neck
anteversion of the femoral neck
Flexion contracture is?
tightening of the joint capsule maintaining slight flexion & not allowing for full extension; may be congenital, following trauma or postural.
Retroversion of the femoral neck is?
neck is angled more posterior than normal; causes a toe-out stance & gait; usually congenital.
Anteversion of the femoral neck is?
neck is angled more anterior; causes a toe-in stance & gait; usually congenital.
Congenital dislocation of the hip is usually?
anterior displacement; greatly limits abduction; can be reduced with hip flexion, abduction and ext rotation
Fractures are from direct trauma, femor neck fractures can happen from?
osteoperosis in old age
Femoral riangle frequently usedborders? in medical procedures. what are the
superior- inguinal crease
medial border- adductor longus
lateral border- sartorius
the floor of the femoral triangle?
adductor longus
what is the closed packed position ?
maximum extension and internal rotation