Patellofemoral Expert. Consultant Physiotherapist, Researcher, Lecturer.
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Patellofemoral instability is a complex orthopaedic condition that frequently affects children and adolescents. While first-time dislocation is often managed conservatively, as many as 36 percent of patients will have recurrent instability. Various risk factors have been identified that increase the risk of recurrent instability. Understanding each client’s unique presentation is essential to determine the optimal management.
This course aims to provide an overview of patellofemoral instability, focusing on risk factors and effective management strategies.
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.