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Runner’s Knee: How can I prevent it and treat it? by Claire Robertson

Running is a popular way of keeping fit for a number of reasons. It is one of the most efficient calorie-burning forms of exercise out there; you can do it year-round (with the proper kit); and you can rack up those miles wherever the urge strikes, whether it’s on the treadmill, around the local park […]

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Why Is Education So Important For Patients with Patellofemoral Joint Pain? by Claire Robertson

Having worked solely with patients with patellofemoral joint,(PFJ) problems for the last eight years, I have been increasingly aware of the importance of education, and have spent an increasing proportion of my consultation time on education. Some people may say I should spend this time ‘doing’…doing exercises, hands on treatment, taping etc etc. This blog

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Should I use an orthotic for my patellofemoral pain syndrome? A physiotherapy perspective by Claire Robertson

This is a common question pondered over by both patients and clinicians, and it is my experience that patients have mixed results with orthotics. I often get asked if I use orthotics with my PFPS patients, and the answer quite simply is, ‘sometimes’. Below are some of the thought processes I go through when deciding

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