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1

What is the normal ROM for forward flexion about the hips?

40-90*

2

What is normal ROM for backward extension about the hips?

20-45*

3

What is the normal ROM for Side Bending about the hips?

15-30*

4

What is the normal ROM for rotation about the hips?

90*

5

What is indicative of a positive right hip drop test?

Right side, bent leg; < 15* --> Problem with left side bending

6

The straight leg raising test, tests for sciatic nerve irritation by stretching what?

The dura

7

With the straight leg raise test, if pain is felt at < 30-35* (or in the opposite leg), this is an indicator for what type of pathology?

Disc protrusion, rupture, or radiculopathy

8

What type of pathology is indicated with a positive straight leg test > 30*?

This may indicated nerve root irritation

9

What type of pathology is indicated with a positive straight leg test > 70*?

Mechanical back pain secondary to muscle strain or joint disease