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 Pazzinato, Amanda Schenatto Ferreira, Neri Alves, Fábio M. Azevedo
  • Gait & Posture, July 2017, Elsevier
  • DOI: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2017.07.034

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