Hip Range Of Motion Measurements

How to Measure Hip:

Evidence

Reliability of Measuring Hip ROM

  • Holm et al 6: PROM Intra-examiner ICC of 25 Subjects with radiologically verified OA of the hip measured by goniometry
    • Flexion .82
    • Extension .94
    • Abduction .86
    • Adduction .50
    • ER .90
    • IR .90
    • Total Hip Motion .85
  • Klassabo et al 7: PROM Intra-examiner ICC of 168 patients measured with goniometry
    • Flexion .92
    • IR .90
    • ER .58
    • Abduction .78
    • Extension .56
    • Adduction .62
  • Lin et al 8: PROM intra-examiner ICC of 106 patients with OA of the hip or knee
    • Flexion (right) .82
    • Flexion (left) .83
  • Browder et al 9: PROM inter-examiner ICC of 17 patients with unilateral hip pain
    • Involved
      • Flexion .58
      • ER .58
      • IR poor
      • Extension poor
    • Uninvolved
      • Flexion .79
      • ER .71
      • IR .68
      • Extension .61
  • Bierma-Zeinstra et al 10: 9 asymptomatic persons
    • Variability between measurements in degrees Intra-examiner
      • PROM
        • Extension 2.8
        • Flexion 3.5
        • IR 4.4
        • ER 3.2
        • Adduction 2.2
        • Abduction 2.9
      • AROM
        • Flexion 3.0
        • IR 4.4
        • ER 3.0
        • Adduction 2.2
        • Abduction 4.2
    • Variability between measurements in degrees inter-examiner
      • PROM
        • IR 4.9
        • ER 5.2
      • AROM
        • IR 4.8
        • ER 4.1
  • Cliborne et al 11: PROM ICC in 22 patients with knee OA and 17 asymptomatic subjects measured by gravity inclinometer.
    • Flexion ICC=.94

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