Gluteus Maximus Special Tests

Gluteus Maximus Strength Test

To do:

With the client prone and their knee on affected side flexed to 90 degrees,

The therapist stabilizes the affected hip with one hand and the client extends their affect hip and holds their leg in extension.

IF they can hold against gravity, the therapist adds a downward pressure 

Positive Sign:

The client is unable to hold the position against gravity or the therapist’s force

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