The role of the Trendelenburg Test in the examination of gait

  title={The role of the Trendelenburg Test in the examination of gait},
  author={R. Bailey and James Selfe and Jim Richards},
  journal={Physical Therapy Reviews},
  pages={190 - 197}
Abstract Background: The Trendelenburg Test was developed by Friedrich Trendelenburg, an orthopaedic surgeon, in 1895. Contemporary evidence shows the Trendelenburg Test is now being used internationally by a wide variety of practitioners. Method: This review describes the evolution of the Trendelenburg Test and its role within the examination of gait and examines the evidence relating clinical assessment using the Trendelenburg Test to the mechanics of walking. Literature was reviewed from… 

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