Log Roll Test

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 Log Roll Test

What is the Log Roll Test?

The log roll test (or Passive Rotation Test) is the most specific special test that is used to assess hip pain.

Where the femoral head’s articular surface moves freely on the acetabulum, with no stress applied on the muscles or nerves around the hip joint.

How do you do the log roll test?

What does a positive Log Roll Test mean?

Log Roll Test is positive when there is:

Sensitivity & Specificity

A systematic review of the diagnostic physical examination tests of the hip joint found that the log roll test hip fracture reliability (for femoral neck fractures) was:


Related Anatomy

The hip articulation is a ball-and-socket joint formed between the head of the femur and the acetabulum of the pelvic bone.

The Femoral Head:


See Also: Pelvic Anatomy
Hip Anatomy
Hip Anatomy


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