Perhaps the difference in physical activity explains the controversial results regarding Vastus medialis obliquus and Vastus Lateralis engagement.
Perhaps the one most important aspect of self-care for patellofemoral syndrome (PFS) is to strengthen the quadriceps femoris musculature.
Given the many possible causes of patellofemoral syndrome, following is a typical guideline for manual therapy treatment.
Patellofemoral syndrome can be easily assessed/diagnosed by employing the orthopedic assessment test known as patellofemoral syndrome test.
Essentially, patellofemoral syndrome is osteoarthritis of the patellofemoral joint. It involves cartilage degeneration and the development of bone spurs.