Hip Lateral Rotation Syndrome

Hip Lateral Rotation Syndrome

Description:

Your pain is in the posterior buttock that may travel into the leg and have sciatica symptoms.  This may be caused by repeated loading of the hip lateral rotators or sitting in a position of hip abduction and lateral rotation (knee out to the side or knee out with foot in).

Tests:
Kinetic Control:
Standing: single leg high knee lift test
Standing: one leg small knee bend + trunk rotation towards test

Treatment:

  • Gently increase the length of the lateral rotator muscles – do not push into pain.
  • Avoid prolonged sitting.
  • Avoid positions of hip abduction and lateral rotation or lying in hip extension and abduction.
  • Identify weaknesses in hip musculature and treat appropriately.
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