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- ‘Passive abduction and resisted adduction resulted in pain.’
- ‘Any asymmetry in adduction, abduction, flexion, extension, external rotation, and internal rotation should be noted.’
- ‘Current prosthetic designs try to reproduce flexion and extension, abduction and adduction, and rotation about the long axis of the femur.’
- ‘The ankle and foot were relaxed and the hip was in neutral rotation, abduction and adduction.’
- ‘Abduction and adduction are best tested with the patient supine and the examiner providing resistance against the medial and lateral side of the knee.’
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