How can we strengthen the quadriceps femoris in patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome?

@article{Kaya2012HowCW,
  title={How can we strengthen the quadriceps femoris in patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome?},
  author={Defne Kaya and Mahmut Nedim Doral and Michael Callaghan},
  journal={Muscles, ligaments and tendons journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={2 1},
  pages={25-32}
}
PURPOSE the aim of this article was to review the clinical approach of quadriceps strengthening programmes. METHODS a literature search was carried out from 1980 up to September 2011. Eligible studies were those that: (1) evaluated the patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome (not healthy or asymptomatic subjects) (2) examined the effect of kinetic chain exercises (3) examined the effect of weight-bearing exercises (4) compared the effect of the combined exercises programme in the treatment… CONTINUE READING