The Hip and Knee Connection

Hip strengthening has the best outcomes for Patellofemoral (kneecap) Pain according to a recent review of the literature.
Conclusion: Overall, Hip &Knee exercise programs appear to reduce pain and improve function more than other exercise programs and could be used as a primary rehabilitation approach in patients with PFP. However, the difference between the subgroups in most outcome measures suggests that Hip & Knee exercise programs are no more effective than Hip-only exercise programs.
J Pain Res. 2021; 14: 1431–1449.


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