This telecast will include lecture providing the scientific & clinical evidence for the treatment for patients with patellofemoral pain.


This telecast will include lecture providing the scientific & clinical evidence for the treatment for patients with patellofemoral pain. This program will include lecture, video and live patient demonstration of new treatment of this challenging clinical diagnosis. The telecast will include hands-on techniques, new approaches & strategies to effective manage the patient with this pathology. This telecast will include various treatment modalities and results, and interactive Questions and Answers. Modalities such as laser therapy, electrical muscle stimulation, bracing, taping, exercise and other treatment interventions will be demonstrated.

Course Details


Course Length





Run Time: 1 hour

Attendee: Physical Therapists, PTA’s, Students, Athletic Trainers

Required Equipment: Personal Computer, Tablet, or Smartphone with access to Broadband Internet (<1.4 mbps)

Examination: 4 questions. Passing grade of 70% or higher required for certificate

Course Evaluation: Yes

Certificate of Completion: Yes

Workbook/Handout: Yes

Course Approvals/Certifications:

ProCert has awarded certification in the amount of 2 Continuing Competence Units (CCUs) to this activity. CCUs are a unit of relative value of an activity based on its evaluation against a rigorous and comprehensive set of standards representing the quality of an activity. The CCU determination is a valuation applying many factors including, but not limited to, duration of the activity. No conclusion should be drawn that CCUs correlate to time (e.g. hours).



20 min Evidence based treatment for the patient with patellofemoral pain.
25 min Patient demonstration & video presentation the evaluation & treatment
05 min Pulling it all together – developing a treatment plan
10 min Discussion: Questions & Answers

Course Evaluation

Certificate of Completion

Learning Goals

Upon successful completion of this webinar, the participants will be able to:

  • Understand the anatomy & biomechanics of why PF pain occurs
  • Understand various treatment approaches for this lesion
  • Develop a treatment strategy for this patient dysfunction
  • Design an effective and appropriate rehabilitation program based on current clinical and scientific research
  • Integrate the information presented in this course and demonstrate problem-solving skills

Behavioral Objectives

Upon completion of the course, the participant will be able to:

  1. Explain the Dynamic Q-Angle in terms of proximal and distal factors.
  2. Describe the step-down test used for patellofemoral assessment.
  3. Choose 5 exercise techniques for patients with patellofemoral pain.

Continuing Education State(s)

Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Puerto Rico