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Effectiveness of Taping in Treatment of Patellofemoral Pain

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 2)

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Page : 1585-1589

Keywords : Osteoarthritis; Patella Femoral Osteoarthritis; Vastus Medialis Obliqus;

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The term arthritis is derived from Greek word 'arthro' meaning joint and its meaning inflammation, so arthritis is inflammation of joint or several joints. Some from of arthritis involves along with joint other structure while Osteoarthritis solely affects joints. Pateellofemoral Osteoarthritis mainly causes anterior knee pain i.e. retro patellar and peripatellar pain resulting from physical, biomechanical and pathological changes in Patellofemoral joint. In Patellofemoral Osteoarthritis, pain typically occurs with activity and worsens with descending stairs, prolonged sitting. The other symptoms are limitation of range of motion, swelling, crepitus and stiffness is common. The symptology is due to joint space narrowing, sclerosis and osteophyte formation.

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