039. Patellofemoral pain in adolescents with Dr Michael Rathleff

Physio Edge podcast show

Summary: Patellofemoral joint pain (PFJP) is very common in adolescents, and in the Physio Edge podcast episode 39, I discuss causes, assessment and treatment with the author of numerous studies on PFJP in Adolescents, Dr Michael Rathleff. You will explore:  Different types/groups of Adolescents that suffer with PFJP Common reasons for failure of Physiotherapy Diagnosis and DDx of PFJP Examination of the knee Treatment of PFJP How to tailor and progress your exercise programs The use of orthotics Taping The usefulness of stretching Prognosis & predictors of recovery Biomechanics and more. I have also created a free handout to supplement and help you get the most from this podcast, which you can download here    Dr Michael Rathleff also provided great insights into Loading Programs for Plantar Fasciopathy on the Physio Edge podcast episode 38, also well worth a listen if you haven’t already.  Links of interest Download your free handout on Patellofemoral Pain in Adolescents to go along with this podcast Dr Michael Rathleff’s publications on PFJP in Adolescents Dr Michael Rathleff on Twitter Free Shoulder Assessment & Treatment videos with leading international presenters 2015 Patellofemoral research retreat David Pope on Twitter Other related Physio Edge podcasts: Plantar Fasciopathy with Dr Michael Rathleff Anterior Knee Pain with Kurt Lisle Download your free handout on patellofemoral pain in adolescents