How to manage patellofemoral pain (PFP)

A look at the multifactorial nature and treatment options for PFP

A multitude of factors (structural, biomechanical, load-related, and psychological) were shown to be involved in patellofemoral (PFP) pain symptoms, contributing differently in each case.

Shared, patient-centered decision making is crucial to design a treatment that considers both the patient’s beliefs and expectations while providing evidence-informed interventions such as exercise, movement retraining, load management, treatment adjuncts and education.


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