Patellofemoral pain: consensus statement from the 3rd International Patellofemoral Pain Research Retreat held in Vancouver, September 2013.
Witvrouw E1, Callaghan MJ, Stefanik JJ, Noehren B, Bazett-Jones DM, Willson JD, Earl-Boehm JE, Davis IS, Powers CM, McConnell J, Crossley KM. Br J Sports Med. 2014 Mar;48(6):411-4. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2014-093450.
The 3rd International Patellofemoral Pain Research Retreat, which was held in Vancouver in September 2013, has released a consensus statement regarding patellofemoral pain. The consensus statement contains 4 main sections: 1) Natural history of patellofemoral pain and local (knee region) factors that influence patellofemoral pain, 2) Trunk and distal factors that influence patellofemoral pain, 3) Innovations in rehabilitation of patellofemoral pain, and 4) General recommendations for future directions. The first three sections include subsections describing “what have we learned?” and “future advances required to understand patellofemoral pain and its treatment”.
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