Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Publication Title: 
British Journal of Sports Medicine

IMPORTANCE: Patellofemoral pain (PFP) is both chronic and prevalent; it has complex aetiology and many conservative treatment options. OBJECTIVE: Develop a comprehensive contemporary guide to conservative management of PFP outlining key considerations for clinicians to follow. DESIGN: Mixed methods. METHODS: We synthesised the findings from six high-quality systematic reviews to September 2013 with the opinions of 17 experts obtained via semistructured interviews.

Author(s): 
Barton, Christian John
Lack, Simon
Hemmings, Steph
Tufail, Saad
Morrissey, Dylan
Publication Title: 
Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics

OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this pilot study was to determine the feasibility of (1) using the existing clinic, clinicians, interns, faculty, and staff from our college in conducting all components of a planned randomized controlled clinical trial; (2) successfully recruiting patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS); and (3) consistently, effectively, and safely implementing the study protocols and therapy.

Author(s): 
Brantingham, James W.
Globe, Gary A.
Jensen, Muffit L.
Cassa, Tammy K.
Globe, Denise R.
Price, Jennifer L.
Mayer, Stephan N.
Lee, Felix T.
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