Physio Edge podcast

Patellofemoral joint pain (PFJP) is very common in adolescents, and in the Physio Edge podcast episode 39, I discuss causes, assessment and treatment with the author of numerous studies on PFJP in AdolescentsDr Michael Rathleff.

You will explore: 

  • Different types/groups of Adolescents that suffer with PFJP
  • Common reasons for failure of Physiotherapy
  • Diagnosis and DDx of PFJP
  • Examination of the knee
  • Treatment of PFJP
  • How to tailor and progress your exercise programs
  • The use of orthotics
  • Taping
  • The usefulness of stretching
  • Prognosis & predictors of recovery
  • Biomechanics
  • and more.

I have also created a free handout to supplement and help you get the most from this podcast, which you can download here 


Dr Michael Rathleff also provided great insights into Loading Programs for Plantar Fasciopathy on the Physio Edge podcast episode 38, also well worth a listen if you haven’t already. 

Links of interest

Download your free handout on patellofemoral pain in adolescents

Direct download: PE039_Adolescent_Patellofemoral_Pain_with_Michael_Rathleff.mp3
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