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Patellofemoral Syndrome and Osteoarthritis

by Charles Vega, MD
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    The lecture Patellofemoral Syndrome and Osteoarthritis by Charles Vega, MD is from the course Acute Care. It contains the following chapters:

    • Patellofemoral Syndrome
    • Osteoarthritis

    Included Quiz Questions

    1. Lateral patellar tracking, as the knee is extended from 90 degree flexion to full extension
    2. Lateral patellar tracking, as the knee is flexed from extension to 90 degrees
    3. Joint effusion
    4. G-sign
    5. Joint line tenderness
    1. Physical therapy for quadraceps strengthening and stretching
    2. Physical therapy for iliotibial band stretching
    3. Knee brace while running
    4. Patellar taping while at rest
    5. Pes anserine bursa steroid injection
    1. Weight loss and exercise therapy
    2. Relative rest and reduction in activity
    3. Corticosteroid joint injection
    4. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication (Ibuprofen or Naproxen)
    5. Glucosamine and chondroitin supplementation

    Author of lecture Patellofemoral Syndrome and Osteoarthritis

     Charles Vega, MD

    Charles Vega, MD


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