Patellofemoral pain

Crossley, Kay M., Callaghan, Michael J. and van Linschoten, Robbart (2015) Patellofemoral pain. BMJ, 351 3939.1-3939.5. doi:10.1136/bmj.h3939


Author Crossley, Kay M.
Callaghan, Michael J.
van Linschoten, Robbart
Title Patellofemoral pain
Journal name BMJ
ISSN 1756-1833
0959-535X
Publication date 2015-11-04
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1136/bmj.h3939
Volume 351
Start page 3939.1
End page 3939.5
Total pages 5
Place of publication London, United Kingdom
Publisher BMJ Publishing Group
Collection year 2016
Language eng
Formatted abstract
Patellofemoral pain refers to pain behind or around the patella (also known as patellofemoral pain syndrome, anterior knee pain, runner’s knee, and, formerly, chondromalacia patellae). Patellofemoral pain is common, accounting for 11-17% of all knee pain presentations to general practice.1 2 While it typically occurs in physically active people aged <40 years, it also affects people of all activity levels and ages.1 2 Patellofemoral pain can be diagnosed in the clinic, and evidence based treatments can reduce pain and improve function, allowing patients to maintain a physically active lifestyle.
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