original abstract†Abstracts here may not perfectly match originals, for a variety of technical and practical reasons. Some abstacts are truncated for my purposes here, if they are particularly long-winded and unhelpful. I occasionally add clarifying notes. And I make some minor corrections.
Young patients with symptoms of anterior knee discomfort represent a most difficult and often enigmatic clinical group, in large part because of the highly subjective nature of the condition. A primary clinical research goal over the past several years has been a search for reliable objective indicators of a presumed underlying pathologic process to account for the symptoms. We believe that the use of the bone scan along with other clinical and experimental data has provided a new and previously unappreciated perspective of a dynamic osseous process occurring in many such patients. With further investigation, this process may clarify certain confusing aspects of the symptoms experienced by patients with patellofemoral pain. The technique and its clinical applications are still in its infancy, yet it appears to hold promise for the future. It is hoped that exposure to this method of evaluation will serve as a basis for an understanding of the benefits, limitations, and implications of this technique as further developments occur.
These two articles on PainScience.com cite Dye 1986 as a source:
- Save Yourself from Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome! — Patellofemoral pain syndrome (aka runner’s knee) explained and discussed in great detail, including every imaginable self-treatment option and all the available scientific evidence
- Patellofemoral Pain Diagnosis with Bone Scan — If you have anterior knee pain, should you bother x-ray, MRI, CT scan, or bone scan?
This page is part of the PainScience BIBLIOGRAPHY, which contains plain language summaries of thousands of scientific papers & others sources. It’s like a highly specialized blog. A few highlights:
- Effectiveness of customised foot orthoses for Achilles tendinopathy: a randomised controlled trial. Munteanu 2015 Br J Sports Med.
- A Bayesian model-averaged meta-analysis of the power pose effect with informed and default priors: the case of felt power. Gronau 2017 Comprehensive Results in Social Psychology.
- The neck and headaches. Bogduk 2014 Neurol Clin.
- Agreement of self-reported items and clinically assessed nerve root involvement (or sciatica) in a primary care setting. Konstantinou 2012 Eur Spine J.
- Effect of NSAIDs on Recovery From Acute Skeletal Muscle Injury: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Morelli 2017 Am J Sports Med.