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Hip and low back pain in the presence of femoral anteversion. A case report.Tansey, Paula; Physiotherapy Department, Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15, Ireland. Electronic address: firstname.lastname@example.org. (2014-04-16)A change in hip morphology, such as femoral anteversion may be a factor in patients with lower quadrant pain. This case study highlights the importance of angle of torsion assessment and consideration of a patient's individual angle in designing rehabilitation programs. A patient who had a four year history of hip pain and a one year history of low back pain, in the presence of femoral anteversion is presented. She was successfully treated by altering her lower limb position as well as performing exercises in this alignment.