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With many issues in life, there’s a candy spot. Consuming at a marriage is an efficient instance. Too little and also you’re self-conscious on the dance flooring, an excessive amount of and also you’re knee sliding into an aged relative. Hit the candy spot and also you’ve bought strikes like Jagger!
The identical is true for patellofemoral (PF) load. We need to load the joint. That’s what it’s for. We simply don’t need to overload and irritate it. So how do we discover this candy spot? What actions have a excessive PF load and the way can we cut back it?
In our video under we reply these questions and talk about two key elements that affect PF load which you can modify throughout rehab. These additionally clarify why knee sliding isn’t excellent for patellofemoral ache! As ever we embrace the most recent analysis, specifically this evaluate from Hart et al. (2022) simply revealed within the BJSM.
Discover out extra about patellofemoral ache and all widespread operating accidents on the Working Repairs Course. Go to our course web page for the most recent dates and to study our on-line course.