Gait analysis in patients with patellofemoral disorders

Anastasios D. Georgoulis, Constantina Od Moraiti, Sofia A. Xergia, Nicholas Stergiou

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Patellofemoral disorders (patella instability and patellofemoral pain) are multifactorial conditions. Their successful treatment requires the understanding of the predisposing factors. Lateral tracking of the patella has been hypothesized to contribute to the development of patellofemoral pain [8, 9, 19]. In addition, increased patellofemoral joint stress has been identified in patients with patellofemoral pain [1].

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPatellofemoral Pain, Instability, and Arthritis
Subtitle of host publicationClinical Presentation, Imaging, and Treatment
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9783642054235
StatePublished - 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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