Hip

Aaron Jay Yang, Nitin B. Jain

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Abstract

Unlike the shoulder joint, the hip joint is one of the most stable joints as the femoral head fits within the acetabulum like a ball in a socket. A complete examination should include the lumbar spine and knee as pain can often be referred from these areas to the hip.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPain Medicine
Subtitle of host publicationAn Essential Review
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Pages61-63
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9783319431338
ISBN (Print)9783319431314
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Acetabulum
  • Anteversion
  • Axial hip distraction
  • Ely test
  • FABERE test
  • Femoral head
  • Hip scouring
  • Ober’s test
  • Retroversion
  • Stinchfield’s test
  • Thomas test

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Yang, A. J., & Jain, N. B. (2017). Hip. In Pain Medicine: An Essential Review (pp. 61-63). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-43133-8_16