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Best Practice Guide to Patellofemoral Pain Management – dr. Christian Barton

27 april - 09:00 - 17:00

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Best Practice Guide to Patellofemoral Pain Management

Docent: Dr. Christian Barton (AUS)


This course covers the practical application of the ‘Best Practice Guide to Patellofemoral Pain Management’ recently authored by Christian and published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. You will develop skills to accurately diagnose patients with anterior knee pain, apply highly effective taping and manual therapy techniques, use foot orthoses where appropriate, prescribe appropriate exercise programs for patients of all levels (sedentary to elite athletes), and ensure restoration of normal biomechanics in your patellofemoral pain patients.


– Understand how to make an accurate diagnosis of PFP, considering differential diagnosis of tendon, ligament, meniscus and joint pathologies
– Develop an awareness of common local, proximal and distal deficits which may relate to PFP pathology and how to identify their presence in a clinical setting
– Understand the evidence base for common physiotherapy interventions for the management of PFP and how to apply this in the clinical setting, including: exercise (local, proximal and distal), taping, massage/mobilisation, and adjunctive interventions
– Develop an understanding of the concept of movement retraining in the management of PFP and how to apply this in a clinical setting
– Understand the implications of adolsecent PFP and PFJ osteoarthritis and how best to manage them in a clinical setting
– Understand the importance of pain-related fear and how to address it with education and exercise

Datum :  maandag 27 april 2020, van 9u00 tot 17u00

Doelgroep van de cursus : kinesitherapeuten, sportkinesitherapeuten, sportartsen.

Prijs :  280 excl. btw , 30% korting indien betaling met KMO-Portefeuille

Inbegrepen : Syllabus, lunch en koffiepauzes.

Accreditatie :  Pro-Q Kine: 14pt

Dr. Christian Barton (AUS, CompleteSportsCare) has a highly respected bartoninternational research profile andpost-doctoral researcher at La Trobe University. He has more than 50 peer reviewed publications, and teaches courses in Australia, the UK and Scandinavia. These courses are highly practical, bringing Christian’s extensive knowledge to life to improve your clinical reasoning and patient outcomes. Clinically, Christian specialises in the management of persistent and challenging knee and running related injuries, working with a range of elite athletes and in conjunction with many of Melbourne’s leading orthopaedic specialists. This vital clinical insight ensure you will take away immediately clinically applicable skills.


Watch this video for Dr Barton’s Top 10 tips for treating knee pain :


  • 27 april, 2020
  • 9:00u - 17:00u
  • €280 excl. btw