Turkish Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2007 , Vol 53 , Num 2

Anterior Knee Pai

Ömer Faruk Şendur 1 ,Yasemin Turan 1
1 Adnan Menderes Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Fizik Tedavi ve Rehabilitasyon Anabilim Dalı, Aydın, Türkiye

Anterior knee pain is the most common symptom in childhood and adults. Several factors cause anterior knee pain. In recent years, it is reported that the most of anterior knee pain disorders are result from patellofemoral joint abnormalities. In this paper, pathophysiology, clinical findings, diagnosis and treatment methods of anterior knee pain releated diseases are reviewed according to the recent data. 

Keywords : Anterior knee pain, patellofemoral pai