Goniometry: Hip Internal Rotation

Anatomical Movement

Hip internal rotation

Testing position

Patient is in sitting with hip and knee flexed to 90 degrees on test side. Non-test side away from test

Goniometer Placement

AXIS LOCATION STATIONARY ARM MOVEMENT ARM
mid patella perpendicular to the floor parallel to long axis of the tibia

Expected Findings

Expected range of motion is 0- 45 degrees[1]

References

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