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The 1 CE hour Patellofemoral Syndrome home study course will introduce you to patellofemoral syndrome (anterior knee pain) and how massage therapy can be used to help treat the associated symptoms. This course covers signs and symptoms, causative factors, contraindications, and assessment and treatment strategies. The text used is an updated excerpt from Celia Bucci's Condition-Specific Massage textbook. This course outlines:
What patellofemoral syndrome is and the structures involved
Contraindications and special considerations when treating clients with symptoms of patellofemoral syndrome and knee pain
Client assessment techniques such as questions to ask and ROM testing
Massage techniques appropriate for treating patellofemoral syndrome and contributing trigger points
Client self-care including stretching and strengthening
You Will Receive:Patellofemoral Syndrome, an excerpt from Condition-Specific Massage, by Celia Bucci, guide with instructions, exam of 9 questions, course evaluation, certificate of achievement upon completion, and unlimited phone support for any of your questions.
The Center for Massage Therapy Continuing Education, LLC is an Approved Provider through the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB); Approved Provider number 409296-00.
Our continuing education courses are also accepted by the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP), and most state boards.
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Patellofemoral syndrome refers generally to __________ primarily due to improper tracking of the patella over the femur.
A. Anterior knee pain
B. Posterior knee pain
C. Lateral knee pain
D. Medial knee pain
All of the following may all play a role in improper biomechanics that contribute to patellofemoral syndrome EXCEPT:
A. Pes planus or pes cavus
B. Inversion or eversion of the ankle
C. Rotation of the femur or tibia
D. Forward head posture
During treatment, when assessing for and treating myofascial restrictions in the thigh, where might you find restrictions?
A. Along the length of the iliotibial band
B. In the lateral quadriceps
C. At the medial thigh and knee
D. All of the above