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Study protocol: a mixed methods feasibility study for a loaded self-managed exercise programme for patellofemoral pain.
BACKGROUND: Patellofemoral pain (PFP) is one of the most common forms of knee pain in adults under the age of 40, with a prevalence of 23% in the general population. The long-term prognosis is poor, with only one third of ...
Surgery for tennis elbow: a systematic review
Background There is no consensus on the most suitable treatment for tennis elbow but, in the USA, surgical intervention is increasing despite a lack of supportive research evidence. The aim of this systematic review was ...
Current management strategies for patellofemoral pain: an online survey of 99 practising UK physiotherapists.
BACKGROUND: Patellofemoral pain (PFP) is considered one of the commonest forms of knee pain. This study aimed to identify how physiotherapists in the Unitedv Kingdom (UK) currently manage patellofemoral pain (PFP), ...
Should exercises be painful in the management of chronic musculoskeletal pain? A systematic review and meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND: Chronic musculoskeletal disorders are a prevalent and costly global health issue. A new form of exercise therapy focused on loading and resistance programmes that temporarily aggravates a patient's pain has ...