FADDIR Test

FADDIR Test (Flexion ADDuction Internal Rotation) is used for examine the: Femoroacetabular impingement syndrome, anterior labral tear ,…
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 FADDIR Test

What is FADDIR Test?

  • FADDIR Test (Flexion ADDuction Internal Rotation) is used for examine the:

    • Femoroacetabular impingement syndrome,
    • Anterior labral tear
    • Iliopsoas tendinitis
  • This test is also called Anterior apprehension test of the hip joint.

How it's Performed?

  • Patient is in supine position.
  • Affected hip fully flexed or 90 degree flexion.
  • Adduct the hip with combined Internally rotation of the hip.

What does a positive FADDIR Test mean?

  • A positive test is indicated by the production of pain in the groin, the reproduction of the patient’s symptoms with or without a click, or apprehension.

Sensitivity & Specificity

  • Sensitivity: 41-60 %
  • Specificity: 47-52 %


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