Case Three Knee Region I

Patellofemoral Dysfunction Case - Part One

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Discussion Points

As you proceed through this case consider all of the clinical aspects and especially consider the specifics of treatment that you would employ if this were your patient.

Knee Injury - What is Happening?

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