Anatomy of the Hips

Anatomy of the Hips

Structures Involved: Pelvic girdle, femur, acetabulum, labrum, ligaments, and surrounding muscles.

Bony Landmarks

  • Pelvis
  • Femur
  • Acetabulum

Types of Movements: Flexion, extension, abduction, adduction, internal rotation, and external rotation.

Range of Motion (ROM): Normal ROM parameters for each movement.

Stabilization: The role of the acetabular labrum and ligaments in stabilizing the joint.