How to assess the Patella Femoral Joint for pain during squatting

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John Gibbons is a sports Osteopath and a lecturer for the ‘Bodymaster Method ®’ and in this video he is demonstrating how to perform a squat test to ascertain the integrity of the patella femoral joint. if the pain is reduced with a medial glide then taping the patella medially might be indicated. Want to learn how to apply these techniques as well as other Physical Therapy CPD Courses then look on

John is also the Author of the highly successful book and Amazon No 1 best seller, called ‘Muscle Energy Techniques, a practical guide for physical therapists’. John has also written 2 more books, one is called ‘A Practical Guide to Kinesiology Taping’ and this comes with a complimentary DVD and the other book is called; ‘Vital Glutes, connecting the gait cycle to pain and dysfunction’.

All his books are available to buy now through his website or from Amazon

John now offers Advanced Training in all aspects of Sports Medicine to already qualified therapists in manual therapy to ‘Diploma’ Level. You need to have attended all of his Physical Therapy Courses before the diploma is awarded. His venue is based at the idylic venue of Oxford University, home of the first four-minute mile by Roger Bannister.


Red Curated says:

Left the gym today with the same pain in the same location. It was leg day and I was VIBING ready to squat. One squat at 135 and I knew I was done for the day. Will this pass with time?

Abby Garrett says:

My knees would dislocate if you did that to me. Interesting to watch

Derek Parker says:

Superb dedicated treatment 👌 👏 👍

սպարտան says:

can this be caused by knees caving inverse when performing the squats?

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