Efficacy of rehabilitation in patellofemoral malalignment Patellofemoral eklem dizilim bozukluǧunda rehabilitasyonun etkinliǧi


BAYRAKCI TUNAY V., ERGUN N., BALTACI Y. G., Tunay S., BİNNET M. S., BEK N.

Fizyoterapi Rehabilitasyon, vol.13, no.2, pp.65-71, 2002 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Journal Name: Fizyoterapi Rehabilitasyon
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.65-71
  • Keywords: Pain, Patellofemoral malalignment, Rehabilitation
  • Lokman Hekim University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Purpose: Patellofemoral malalignment syndrome is a syndrome characterized by pain including patellar subluxation, tilt and tilt with patellar subluxation. The purpose of this study was to investigate the efficacy of a conservative physiotherapy-rehabilitation program in patellofemoral pain syndrome originated from patellofemoral malalignment. Material and methods: Seventeen subjects participated in this study. Pain, patellar tilt, congruence and sulcus angles obtained from magnetic resonance imaging, Cincinnati knee activity scale, hamstring muscle and iliotibial band tightness, measurement of Q angle, thigh girth measurement and ankle biomechanical evaluations were compared before and after treatment. Results: Statistically significant differences were found in favour of after treatment (p<0.05) in all tests except thigh girth measurement (p>0.05). Conclusion: In this study, conservative physiotherapy-rehabilitation programme has given positive results in patellofemoral pain syndrome. The necessities of using detailed assessment techniques in determining the effectiveness of the treatment are emphasised.