Goniometry: Hip Adduction

Anatomical Movement

Hip adduction

Testing position

Patient is supine with non-test side abducted

Goniometer Placement

AXIS LOCATION STATIONARY ARM MOVEMENT ARM
ASIS on measured side directed towards opposite ASIS parallel to femur, directed at centre of the patella

Expected Findings

Expected range of motion is 0-30 degrees[1]

References

  1. Norkin CC, White DJ. Measurement of joint motion: a guide to goniometry. FA Davis; 2016 Nov 18.