This article discusses the incidence, presentation, anatomy and biomechanics of patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) before delving deeper into patient examination, the practical application of patellar taping, the use of orthoses and exercise rehabilitation therapy. It is supported by a series of videos which can also be used as part of a patient education programme, as well as printable patient information leaflets.
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This patient information leaflet covers exercises and advice for patellofemoral pain syndrome. The leaflet includes an overview of patellofemoral pain syndrome, along with specific strengthening and stretching exercises and repetition guidelines (which can be changed... Read More
This article consists of four printable client handouts covering four phases of proximal muscle rehabilitation for patellofemoral pain. If you have access to this article you will be able to click the PDF in the... Read More
Subgrouping individuals who suffer with patellofemoral pain has been identified as an important clinical tool to improve treatment effectiveness. This article presents the reader with a possible method to achieve subgrouping, considering the common deficits... Read More
This article offers the reader an evidence-informed and clinically reasoned review of the current literature with respect to proximal interventions in the management of patellofemoral pain. The evidence clearly backs up this approach, but it... Read More
Knee pain and especially patellofemoral pain (PFP) is common among adolescents, but most of the previous scientific research has focused on adults even though adolescents with PFP are frequently seen in the clinic. During the... Read More
Patellofemoral pain is widely considered to be a condition that is multifactorial in nature, and that requires a multimodal approach to its successful management. Taping is commonly used as one treatment element and there is... Read More
Patellofemoral pain is widely considered to be a condition that is multifactorial in nature, and that requires a multimodal approach to its successful management. Using an evidence-based approach to understanding the key predicators of its... Read More
Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is the most commonly diagnosed knee condition in patients under 50 years old. The condition is often perceived as difficult to treat due to differing opinions of aetiology and risk factors.... Read More
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