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What is the reason for automatic external rotation of hip when a patient goes to long sitting position from supine after hip replacement (hemi)?

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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Hip

External rotation is normal at the hip when going from supine to seated position.

In brief: Hip

External rotation is normal at the hip when going from supine to seated position.
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