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  1. Straight leg raising test. This patient likely has a compressed nerve. The straight leg raising test is used to elicit nerve impingement from a herniated disk in the lumbar spine, which frequently results in sciatica or posterior hip pain. Internal and external rotation of the hip and Patrick’s maneuver both elicit causes of anterior hip pain. Ober’s test is used to detect iliotibial band syndrome, a cause of lateral hip pain.

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