Document Type : Research Article
Objective: Anterior knee pain is a typical musculoskeletal dysfunction that is associated with PFPS. This study set out to determine whether realignment training implementation could lead to early pain and functional ability improvements in PFPS patients.
Method: 37 females, 20-45 year of age with PFPS, were randomly assigned into two treatment Group 1 received realignment training in addition to conventional treatment protocol whereas Group 2 as a control group received routine treatment for 4 weeks. The outcome measures was Visual analogue scale (VAS), range of motion, manual muscle testing (MMT), Q angle, postural assessment.
Results: According to the results, both groups significantly improved on the outcome variables, which helps with the early detection and treatment of dysfunction. An improvement in all outcome measures for Group 1 was statistically more significant, according to a within-group analysis.
Conclusion: In this cross-sectional study, a total of 37 patients were examined to compare the effects of realignment training and the standard treatment procedure for PFPS. Realignment training significantly improved the outcome variable, which led us to the conclusion that it enhances functional capacity and lessens discomfort. Further conclusion: When paired with realignment training, conventional therapy may be more effective.