Solving Patellofemoral Pain - It's All In The Hips

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When we see patients with this common diagnosis, are we giving them a clear understanding of what could be leading to their knee pain?  

Many of my patients breathe a sigh of relief when they hear that there's nothing "wrong" with their knee that's causing it to hurt - and that strengthening their hip muscles can improve their mechanics, taking pressure off the knee.  

Our patients need to be educated to fully buy in to their treatment and, ultimately, to improve.  

Be their educator, their guide, and their encouragement...

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