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Management of a difficult knee problem.

McConnell J1. McConnell and Clements Physiotherapy, 4 Bond Street, Mosmann, NSW 2088, Australia. jennymcconnell@bigpond.com Abstract Chronic disabling patellofemoral (PF) pain and instability can have significant effects on patient function and lifestyle. Although the management of PF pain has improved greatly, there is still a category of patient who tends to have recalcitrant symptoms, which are difficult to manage. The patient often bounces from practitioner to practitioner, physiotherapist as well as surgeon, for some relief of symptoms. However, often the underlying source of [...]

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Biomechanical, neuromuscular and knee pain effects following therapeutic knee taping among patients with knee osteoarthritis during walking gait.

Edmonds DW1, McConnell J2, Ebert JR1, Ackland TR1, Donnelly CJ3 . School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia. Centre for Sports Medicine Research and Education, School of Physiotherapy, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia. School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia. Abstract BACKGROUND: Knee osteoarthritis is one of the most debilitating diseases associated with aging, and is estimated to affect 9% of men and 18% of women over 65years of age. [...]

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Running Injuries: The Infrapatellar Fat Pad and Plica Injuries.

McConnell J1. McConnell Physiotherapy Group, 4 Bond St, Mosman, NSW 2088, Australia; Centre for Sports Medicine Research and Education, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Electronic address: jennymcconnell@bigpond.com. Abstract When considering knee pain in runners, clinicians differentiate sources of symptoms and determine their cause. Knee problems arise when a runner increases the amount/frequency of the loading through the lower limb. The way the loading is distributed through the knee determines which tissues are abnormally loaded. Knee problems cannot be considered in isolation, [...]

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2016 Patellofemoral pain consensus statement from the 4th International Patellofemoral Pain Research Retreat, Manchester. Part 1: Terminology, definitions, clinical examination, natural history, patellofemoral osteoarthritis and patient-reported outcome measures.

Crossley KM1, Stefanik JJ2, Selfe J3, Collins NJ4, Davis IS5, Powers CM6, McConnell J7, Vicenzino B4, Bazett-Jones DM8, Esculier JF9, Morrissey D10, Callaghan MJ11. La Trobe Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Centre, School of Allied Health, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia. Department of Physical Therapy, Movement & Rehabilitation Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Faculty of Health, Psychology and Social Care, Department of Health Professions. Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK. School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding National Running Centre, Harvard [...]

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