Patellofemoral Expert. Consultant Physiotherapist, Researcher, Lecturer.
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The assessment of patellofemoral pain requires the clinician to do more than simply look at the position of the patella. Many factors much be considered in the assessment, including the role of the gluteal muscles. In this course, patellofemoral expert, Claire Robertson, details the assessment of the gluteal muscles and their impact on patellofemoral pain. She highlights which practical tests can be used to identify weakness or dysfunction and explores how assessment findings can guide rehabilitation.
This course aims to examine the contribution of the gluteal muscles to patellofemoral pain and introduce treatment strategies to address dysfunction in this muscle group.
This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:
- Reading activity
This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.