PT Question of the Week - Ober


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While reviewing a colleague’s notes on an orthopedic patient you are about to treat, you note that the patient demonstrated a positive Ober sign. Which structure would you expect to find adaptively shortened on the patient?

1. Hamstrings
2. Iliopsoas
3. Iliotibial band
4. Rectus femoris

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