27 February 2020

Assessment and Management of Somatic Dysfunctions in Patients With Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is one of the most common determinants of knee pain. The causes of PFPS are multifactorial, and most treatment approaches are conservative. There are many kinds of therapy for this syndrome, which are based on building strength, flexibility, proprioception, and endurance. Training is functional and progression is gradual. Our hypothesis is that total-body osteopathic manipulative therapy focused on the management of somatic dysfunctions could be useful for managing the pain of patients with PFPS.┬áThe objective of this study was to investigate the effect of OMTh on pain reduction in patients with PFPS … ABSTRACT

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