Short foot exercises have additional effects on knee pain, foot biomechanics, and lower extremity muscle strength in patients with patellofemoral pain


KISACIK P., BAYRAKCI TUNAY V., Bek N., ATAY Ö. A. , Selfe J., Karaduman A. A.

JOURNAL OF BACK AND MUSCULOSKELETAL REHABILITATION, vol.34, no.6, pp.1093-1104, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.3233/bmr-200255
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF BACK AND MUSCULOSKELETAL REHABILITATION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, SportDiscus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1093-1104
  • Keywords: Patellofemoral pain, short foot exercises, foot core, foot posture, HAND-HELD DYNAMOMETRY, CONSENSUS STATEMENT, RESEARCH RETREAT, PHYSICAL THERAPY, ORTHOSES, HIP, VALIDATION, KINEMATICS, MANAGEMENT, ROTATION

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Patellofemoral pain (PFP) is a common knee problem. The foot posture in a relaxed stance is reported as a distal factor of PFP. However, the effects of short foot exercise (SFE) on the knee and functional factors have not yet been investigated in patients with PFP.