CPR for Lumbar manipulation for PFPS

CPR for lumbopelvic manipulation for patellofemoral pain syndrome

  1. Side-to-side IR hip difference > 14 degrees
  2. Ankle dorsiflexion > 16 degrees
  3. Navicular Drop > 3mm
  4. No self-reported stiffness in sitting > 20 mins
  5. Squatting reported as most painful activity

At least 4 Predictors present = 100% sucess

At least 3 present = 94% success

At least 2  = 63% success

At least 1 =48% success

Success = 50% reduction in pain rating

Iverson CA, Sutlive TG, Crowell MS, et al. Lumbopelvic manipulation for the treatment of patient with patellofemoral pain syndrome: developement of a clinical prediction rule. JOSPT;38:297-312.


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