Evidence-based framework for a pathomechanical model of PFP: 2017 PFP consensus statement from the 4th International PFP Research Retreat: part 3

This is part 3 of the consensus statement from the 4th international PFP research retreat held in Manchester, UK back in 2015. Part 1 (Terminology & definition) &  part 2 (Recommended interventions) of the consensus statement were published around June last year, 2016. I’m not sure why this one came about a year and a…

Patellofemoral pain and plyometrics

This is a short 3 min video by Claire Robertson on the above-mentioned topic. Claire is an expert in the area of PFP management, you can check out her website http://clairepatella.com/ You can find resources on her website on PFP management and details of her courses as well. She also has her Youtube channel which she…

Video-based assessment of foot strike pattern and step rate is valid and reliable in runners with patellofemoral pain.

This is a study by JF Esculier and colleagues from Nov 2016 last year. OBJECTIVES: “To evaluate, during treadmill running in runners with patellofemoral pain (PFP), the concurrent validity of determining foot strike pattern using 2D video and the intra- and inter-rater reliability of foot strike pattern and step rate assessments between a novice and…

Free PFP webinar

Thanks to “Trust me, I’m a Physiotherapist”, this free webinar is available on FB. The webinar is slightly over an hour and is delivered by Jean-Francois Esculier who is one of the leading experts in PFP with many research publications in this area. He also goes through his recent study on the effect of education…