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Physical therapy is probably effective for patellofemoral pain

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7387.0/g (Published 01 March 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:g

Question Is physical therapy effective in treating patellofemoral pain?

Synopsis These authors took patients with knee pain due to patellofemoral dysfunction and randomly assigned them (masked allocation) to receive physical therapy (n=36) or sham physical therapy (n=35). They set up the study to detect a difference of 1.5 cm on a 10 cm pain …

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