Sartorius Special Tests

Sartorius Strength Test

To do:

The client is in a seated position.

They bring their hip into flexion, and internal rotation and flex their knee.

The therapist tries to extend the clients knee and hip while the client resists.

Positive sign:

The client is unable to resist the therapist force.

Sartorius Length Test

To do:

The therapists brings the client’s hip into extension and internal rotation and knee into extension

Positive sign:

Limited range of motion or stretch felt along the muscle.  

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