oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - A review of the McConnell approach to the management o f patellofemoral pain
|Article Title||A review of the McConnell approach to the management o f patellofemoral pain|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Publication Date||Apr 2000|
|Pages||17 - 19|
|Keyword(s)||Adductor magnus tendon, Chronic anterior knee pain, Femoral condyles, Gastrocnemius, Hamstrings, Iliotibial band, Iliotibial tract, Lateral retinaculum, Lateral tilting, Patellar glide, Patellar rotation, Q angle, Quadriceps tendon, Rectus femoris, Soleus, Tibia flexes on femur, Trochlear notch and Vastus lateralis|
If one asked a number of physiotherapists of the ways in which they treat Chondromalacia Patellae or Patellofemoral pain, their answers would be varied from mobilization of the patella, quadriceps strengthening exercises either isotonic or isokinetic, faradic stimulation of the vastus medialis, electrical modalities such as laser and ultrasound, ice or specific muscle stretching.
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