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(Foot pain)
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  • Immediate effects of a distal gait modification during stair descent in individuals with patellofemoral pain. [Journal Article]
  • PTPhysiother Theory Pract 2018 May 23; :1-7
  • Aliberti S, Mezêncio B, … Mochizuki L
  • CONCLUSIONS: The distal gait modification session changed the lower extremity kinetic chain strategy of movement, increasing foot and ankle movement contribution and decreasing knee contribution to the task. An immediate decrease in patellofemoral pain intensity during stair descent was also observed. To emphasize forefoot landing may be a useful intervention to immediately relieve pain in patients with patellofemoral pain during stair descent. Clinical studies are needed to verify the gait modification session effects in medium and long terms.
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