In episode 112 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer has a conversation with Dr Christian Barton - Patellofemoral 'knee-cap' pain in this Expert Edition.
Dr Christian Barton is a physiotherapist who graduated with first class honours from Charles Sturt University in 2005, from there Dr Chris went on to complete his PHD focusing on Patellofemoral Pain, Biomechanics and Foot Orthoses in 2010. Dr Barton’s broad research disciplines are biomechanics, running-related injury, knee pathology, tendinopathy, and rehabilitation, with a particular focus on what’s known as research translation. Dr Barton has published well over 40 papers in Sports Medicine, Rehabilitation and Biomechanics journals alongside this Dr. Barton is also an Associate Editor for the acclaimed British Journal of Sports Medicine, more recently Dr. Barton was one of the masterminds behind the Trek, translating research and evidence into knowledge, a website and an online forum to help practitioners wordwide do just that take the literature the science and disseminate that into the clinical landscape ultimately for the benefits of the public and patients receiving healthcare.
During today’s conversation, Dr. Barton shares around the key concepts that will help you better manage your knee cap pain if you are suffering from it or be aware of it. We talk about load management, exercise prescription which exercises work best, the number of sets. reps etc. Education and your understanding about this condition. Exercise progression, the importance of being adaptable and patient, how to monitor the irritability of your knee cap pain, what the evidence says works regarding best treatments for knee cap pain, we talk about adjunctive therapy such as PRP. Dr Barton jumped online for a follow up conversation after our initial conversation to answer the question about stretching in the role that it plays in the management and the treatment of kneecap pain. So jump in for this expert edition, if you are a knee cap pain sufferer, a Patellofemoral pain sufferer I hope this conversation with Dr. Christian Barton really helps you.
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