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Volume:3 Issue:8 Number:24 ISSN#:2563-5476
Meta-analysis
ACE Report #6660
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Quadriceps muscle-strengthening exercise in the treatment of patellofemoral pain syndrome


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OrthoEvidence. Quadriceps muscle-strengthening exercise in the treatment of patellofemoral pain syndrome. ACE Report. 2014;3(8):24. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/6660

Study Type:Systematic review
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Effects of physical therapist-guided quadriceps-strengthening exercises for the treatment of patellofemoral pain syndrome: a systematic review.

J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2014 Jun;44(6):391-B1

Contributing Authors: L Kooiker IG van de Port A Weir MH Moen

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Synopsis

Data extracted from 7 RCTs (n=626) was analyzed to evaluate the role of quadriceps muscle-strengthening exercise in the treatment of patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS). 3 studies (n=204) compared quadriceps muscle-strengthening exercise against advice and information. 5 studies compared quadriceps muscle-strengthening exercise combined with other interventions, against advice and information or p...

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