Goniometry: Hip Flexion

Anatomical Movement

Hip flexion (with knee flexion)

Testing position

Patient is supine with hips and knees in neutral rotation

Goniometer Placement

AXIS LOCATION STATIONARY ARM MOVEMENT ARM
femoral greater trochanter parallel to the trunk parallel with longitudinal axis of the femur in line with the lateral femoral condyle


Expected Findings

Expected range of motion is 0- 120 degrees[1]

References

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