The hip hyperextension test can be used to examine early childhood hip tuberculosis, holding the pelvis in one hand and lifting the lower extremity in the other hand. It can be found that the hip joint has an anti-resistance when it is stretched backward. Joint tuberculosis. In the prone position, the examiner holds the pelvis in one hand and the lower limb in the other hand until the pelvis begins to rise.

Basic Information

Specialist classification: growth and development check classification: physical examination

Applicable gender: whether men and women apply fasting: not fasting

Analysis results:

Below normal:

Normal value:
no

Above normal:

negative:
The result of the test was negative. The normal side can have a 10 degree extension.

Positive:
The examiner holds the pelvis in one hand and the ankle in the other hand to lift the lower limb until the pelvis begins to rise. Similarly, the contralateral hip joint was tested. On both sides of the hip joint, it can be found that the hip joint of the affected side has a feeling of resistance when extending, and thus the extent of the extension is not as large as the normal side.

Tips: When checking, patients should relax, actively face, and actively cooperate with the inspection. Normal value

The result of the test was negative. The normal side can have a 10 degree extension.

Clinical significance

Abnormal results:

The examiner holds the pelvis in one hand and the ankle in the other hand to lift the lower limb until the pelvis begins to rise. Similarly, the contralateral hip joint was tested. On both sides of the hip joint, it can be found that the hip joint of the affected side has a feeling of resistance when extending, and thus the extent of the extension is not as large as the normal side.

People who need to be examined: people with pain in their hips.

Positive results may be diseases: degenerative ankle arthritis, hip bursitis, adult congenital dislocation of the hip

Taboo before inspection: no special contraindications.

Requirements for inspection: Check the feelings of relaxation, should face positively, and actively cooperate with the inspection.

Inspection process

In the prone position, the examiner holds the pelvis in one hand and the lower limb in the other hand until the pelvis begins to rise.

Not suitable for the crowd

Inappropriate crowd: None.

Adverse reactions and risks

Nothing.