Pectineus Special Tests

Pectineus Strength Test

To do:

With the client supine,

The therapist brings their hip into flexion and adduction.

The therapist tries to to bring the client’s hip into hip extension and abduction as the client resists this movement

Positive Sign:

The client is unable to resist the therapist’s force

Pectineus Length Test

To do:

With the client supine,

The therapist takes the client’s hip into abduction and extension.

Positive Sign:

Limited range of motion or a stretch felt along the muscle

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