- Supervised exercise therapy versus usual care for patellofemoral pain syndrome: an open label randomised controlled trial
R van Linschoten
Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, Netherlands
BMJ 339:b4074. 2009
..To assess the effectiveness of supervised exercise therapy compared with usual care with respect to recovery, pain, and function in patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome...
- The PEX study - Exercise therapy for patellofemoral pain syndrome: design of a randomized clinical trial in general practice and sports medicine [ISRCTN83938749]
Robbart van Linschoten
Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:31. 2006
..The research will address to both effectiveness and cost effectiveness of supervised exercise therapy in patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS)...
- Can we predict which patients with patellofemoral pain are more likely to benefit from exercise therapy? A secondary exploratory analysis of a randomized controlled trial
Nienke E Lankhorst
Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 45:183-9. 2015
..Due to the exploratory design of the study, future research should confirm this tendency. Level of Evidence Prognosis, level 2b. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 2015;45(3):183-189. Epub 27 Jan 2015. doi:10.2519/jospt.2015.5583. ..
- Knee complaints seen in general practice: active sport participants versus non-sport participants
Marienke van Middelkoop
Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:36. 2008
..Further, differences in the initial policy of the GP, medical consumption, and outcome at one-year follow-up were also investigated...
- Exercise for treating patellofemoral pain syndrome
Rianne A van der Heijden
Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, Burg Jacobplein 51, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 3015CA
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 1:CD010387. 2015
..The pain mostly occurs when load is put on the knee extensor mechanism when climbing stairs, squatting, running, cycling or sitting with flexed knees. Exercise therapy is often prescribed for this condition...
- The additional effect of orthotic devices on exercise therapy for patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome: a systematic review
Nynke M Swart
Clinical Health Sciences, Department of Physical Therapy Science, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Br J Sports Med 46:570-7. 2012
..1-0.10). More studies of high methodological quality are needed to draw definitive conclusions...
- [Patellofemoral pain: physiotherapy and surgery]
Robbart van Linschoten
Sportmedisch Adviescentrum Rotterdam en Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 154:A822. 2010
..In selected patients with recurrent patella dislocation or severe pain caused by radiologically proven maltracking, surgical intervention is indicated...