FPF Podcast Episode 22: All About Knee Pain – Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)

Dmitriy Klokov of Russia celebrates in tToday meathead doctor duo Rob and Dan tackle a very common problem, knee pain.  Today’s podcast is all about patellofemoral pain syndrome.  Here’s what’s on the menu:

  • 2:20 The nonsense stops, enter today’s topic
  • 3:10 What is patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS)?
  • 6:00 Taping as a treatment, what does the research say?
  • 8:20 Why PFPS is a bit of a catch all term.
  • 9:25 Why do we care about the hip? Chris Powers Research
  • 16:50 What the research says about your foot and knee pain
  • 20:20 How to correct foot position for knee health
  • 22:45 Does a comprehensive program addressing the foot, knee and hip reduce knee pain?
  • 25:40 Clinical prediction rule for lumbar manipulation and decreased knee pain
  • 26:20 Clinical prediction rule for orthotic success
  • 27:40 Are deep squats bad for my knees?
  • 32:40 Will decreased ankle flexibility cause knee damage?
  • 34:15 Should I keep my knees behind my toes when squatting?
  • 36:10 Common rehab exercises for PFPS
  • 40:05 Knee health take-aways
  • 44:27 Why does my knee pop when I squat? Is this bad?

—<The Podcast is located at the end of this post>—

Supplemental Reading

What you need to know about the foot, hip and core to prevent knee pain

6 Common Causes of Knee Pain and How to Fix Them

References:

If you guys are interested in the research articles we used please drop us a line, we’d be happy to point you in the right direction.

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