Orthotic devices for treating patellofemoral pain syndrome.

  title={Orthotic devices for treating patellofemoral pain syndrome.},
  author={Norman E D'hondt and Peter A. A. Struijs and Gino M M J Kerkhoffs and Claire Verheul and Roeland J. J. Lysens and Geert Aufdemkampe and Cornelis Niek van Dijk},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Patellofemoral pain syndrome is a frequently reported condition in active adults. A wide variety of conservative treatment strategies have been described. As yet, no optimal strategy has been identified. Application of orthotic devices e.g. knee braces, knee straps, forms of taping of the knee, active training devices, knee sleeves and in-shoe orthotics to support the foot have been advocated to treat this condition. OBJECTIVES To assess the effectiveness of foot and knee orthotics… CONTINUE READING


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