Higher pain level and lower functional capacity are associated with the number of altered kinematics in women with patellofemoral pain

Deisi Ferrari, Ronaldo Valdir Briani, Danilo de Oliveira Silva, Marcella Ferraz Pazzinatto, Amanda Schenatto Ferreira, Neri Alves, Fábio Mícolis de Azevedo
  • Gait & Posture, February 2018, Elsevier
  • DOI: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2017.07.034

The more altered the movement are more pain and less function patients with patellofemoral pain have

What is it about?

It is well-known that patellofemoral pain is multifactorial in nature. However, this paper reported that 48% of the women with PFP present hip, knee and local alterations together. Moreover, the higher kinematics alterations the higher the pain and lower the physical function.

The following have contributed to this page: Mr Danilo De Oliveira Silva, Amanda Schenatto Ferreira, and Ronaldo Briani