Patellofemoral pain syndrome provides a challenge to evidence-based practice

Robertson, Claire
December 2007
International Journal of Therapy & Rehabilitation;Dec2007, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p526
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the significance of clinical practice to provide medical treatment to those patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS). He stated that PFPS is an umbrella term within which there are different subgroups. He believed that the more widespread and comprehensive dissemination of the literature, the more chances to achieve its goal by subdividing patients with PFPS into identifiable groups to formulate aetiology.


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