Got patellofemoral knee pain? Research shows that hip strengthening alleviates symptoms.


Proximal exercises are effective in treating patellofemoral pain syndrome: a systematic review.


Patellofemoral pain syndrome is a common disorder of the knee with multifactorial aetiology. Multimodal treatment, including exercise therapy, has been shown to be effective in the treatment of patellofemoral pain, although some patients continue to experience pain and dysfunction despite treatment. To address this, recent research has started to investigate the lumbo-pelvic and hip girdle in patellofemoral pain. Read more...

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