CPR for Patellofemoral Pain and Orthotics

A CPR for identifying patients with patellofemoral pain who are likely to benefit from foot orthoses: a preliminary determination

  1. Age > 25
  2. Height > 165 cm (5’5ft)
  3. Pain on visual analgue scale < 53.25mm ( < 5.3 rating of pain)
  4. Difference in mid-foot width from non-weightbearing to weightbearing > 10.96mm

3/4 variables present = 86% probability of success (+ likelihood ratio of 8.8)

Vicenzino B, Collins N, Cleland J, McPoil T. A clinical prediction rule for identifying patients with patellofemoral pain who are likely to benefit from foot orthoses: a preliminary determination. Br J Sports Med. 2010: 44;862-866.

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