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FIGURE 3.1. (A) It is important that both hips be examined. This necessitates that the examination table be positioned so that the examiner can approach the patient from both sides. (B) Always begin the examination with the uninvolved extremity.

This approach can gain the patient's confidence and provide potentially useful information for comparison when examining the involved hip. Failure to do so can result in missing useful information.

FIGURE 3.1. (A) It is important that both hips be examined. This necessitates that the examination table be positioned so that the examiner can approach the patient from both sides. (B) Always begin the examination with the uninvolved extremity.

This approach can gain the patient's confidence and provide potentially useful information for comparison when examining the involved hip. Failure to do so can result in missing useful information.

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